Shopian: For the third consecutive day, a complete shutdown was observed here on Friday to mourn the death of Adil Farooq, killed by government forces during cordon and search operation in his native village.
All the business establishments, shops, all educational institutions remained closed and traffic stayed off the roads.
Large number of forces personnel from Special Operations Group, Police and CRPF were deployed in major areas of the town and adjoining areas Shirmal and Memider.
At Memider village and Bonbazar area of town, and near the mini secretariat, youth threw stones at forces deployed in the area. Tear smoke shells and sound canisters were fired by the forces to disperse the crowd.