Killing of militants spark protests, shutdown in Srinagar area

Srinagar: A shutdown is being observed around Srinagar’s Sarai Bala area and adjoining areas over the killing of two militants in a shootout.
People came out on roads, protested against the killings. Pro-freedom slogans also blared from masjid loudspeakers. People also shouted
People want to offer funeral prayers in absentia for the slain duo.
Last night, police said two militants belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit were killed in a brief encounter at Sarai Bala.
\Earlier in the day, militants had struck at two separate places in Srinagar killing three cops.