Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district and Tral town in Pulwama district for the second day Tuesday to mourn the death of two civilians and four local militants.
Four Hizb and LeT militants and two army soldiers were killed in an encounter at Frisal Yaripora in Kulgam district on Sunday.
Two civilian were also killed in the area during force’s action and dozens were injured.
Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of people thronged the houses of two slain civilians and four militants to offer condolences to the bereaved families.
All shops remained closed in Kulgam district and Tral town while traffic was off the roads.