Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley Tuesday on the second consecutive day against the killings of 13 militants and four civilians at the hands of government forces in south Kashmir on Sunday.
The shutdown call has been given by the resistance leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik.
Heavy contingents of police and the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been deployed in nook and corner of valley.
Shops, public transport, businesses establishments and educational institutions remained closed for the second consecutive day.
The situation in the southern district Shopian remained grim where 12 out of 13 militants and 4 civilians were killed at Draged and Kachdora villages.
10 slain militants also belonged to the Shopian district.