Shopian shuts for 11th consecutive day

Shopian: A complete shutdown was observed against the killing of local militants and five civilians for 11th consecutive day in Shopian district on Saturday.

Witnesses said that all shops, business establishments, government and private offices were closed in Shopian town.

They added that Pulwama and some adjoining areas of Shopian district resumed their activities today after remaining shut for 20 days.
Business and other activities resumed today and traffic was plying normally on all routes in Pulwama and some areas of Shopian district.
Pertinently, two local militants and a civilian was killed in an encounter in  Chaiegund village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on January 24.

Three civilians were also killed when army opened fire on protesters in Ganowpora village of Shopian district on January 27.
Notably on 1st February, a minor succumbed to his injuries after an unexploded shell went off near encounter site in Chaiegund Shopian.
Meanwhile, 2G Internet service were restored in the twin districts of South Kashmir on Saturday afternoon after remaining shut for the last 10 days.

However 3G/4G services continue to remain snapped in Shopian and parts of Pulwama for 11th consecutive day.

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