Kashmir mourns Shopian killings

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Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in the Valley Kashmir on Monday to mourn the killings of 13 militants and 4 civilians at the hands of government forces in south Kashmir.
13 Militants, 4 civilians and 4 army soldiers were killed in three different gunfights in Shopian and Anantnag district on Sunday. Around two hundred persons also sustained injuries in clashes which erupt in several parts of the valley.
The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik had called for the shutdown in response to the killing of militants and civilians.
The law enforcing authorities in view of the anger brewing up among people against militant and civilian killings have put restrictions in sensitive areas of Kashmir Valley inclusing jurisdiction coming under seven police stations on Srinagar. Internet services continue to remain suspended across Kashmir for the second day while as authorities have ordered closure of all educational institutions. All examinations scheduled on Monday have also been postponed by all three universities including Kashmir University, Islamic University, and Central University.