Pulwama: A complete shutdown was observed in Tral and Rajpora areas of Pulwama for the third consecutive day against the killing of three militants during an attack on a CRPF camp.
Reports said that all business establishments, shops, government and private offices were shut and public transport remained off the roads.
Three militants and five CRPF soldiers were killed in the 36-hour-long gun battle between militants and government forces after the former attacked CRPF training centre in Lethpora area of Awantipora on Monday.
The slain militants were identified as Fardeen Ahmad Khandey of Nazneenpora Tral , Manzoor Ahmad Baba of Drubgam Pulwama, and unidentified third militant.
Reports also said that hundreds of people including some pro-freedom leaders visited the slain militant’s native villages Drabgam and Nazneenpora village of Tral to offer ‘Fateha’ (prayers).