Hajin: Normal life came to a grinding halt in Hajin and adjoining areas of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district for the second consecutive day on Monday against the killing of six Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) militants in a gun-battle on Saturday in Chandergeera area.
All shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained shut to mourn the death of six militants who clashed with the government forces and killed one Indian Air Force Garuda commando.
Meanwhile, Parimpora area of Kashmir capital Srinagar also observed a complete shutdown for the third consecutive day on Monday to mourn the killing of native militant Mugees Ahmed Mir.
Mir was killed in a brief shootout in Zakura area in the outskirts of Srinagar city with government forces. A police sub-inspector Muhammad Imran Tak was also killed in the shootout.
Reports said that all shops and business establishments remained shut while a large number of people continued to flock at the residence of the slain militant to express their solidarity with the bereaved family.