Shopian observes shutdown for seventh straight day

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Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed on the seventh consecutive day Saturday in south Kashmir’s Shopian district against the killings of 12 militants and four civilians in force’s action on April 1.
The militants and civilians were killed at Draged, Sugan and Kachdora areas of the district in different gunfights and clashes.
Over 150 civilians were also injured in clashes with government forces.
All shops, business establishments, government and private offices remained closed in the district while public and private transport was off the roads.
The contingents of forces have been deployed at sensitive locations in the district to thwart any fresh protests.
Mobile Internet service remained suspended in Shopian district on the sixth consecutive day.