JRL calls for shutdown against Kulgam militant, civilian killings on Monday

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Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership has called for a shutdown on Monday against the civilian and militant killings in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

A spokesperson of JRL appealed the people to observe a complete shutdown against the killings.

A civilian, identified as Rouf Ahmad Ganai, was killed after government forces opened fire on civilian protesters in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. The slain was hit by a bullet in his throat and died on way to the hospital.

Earlier, five militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Chowgam village of the district.