Bandipora: A complete shutdown is being observed for the fifth consecutive day in North Kashmir’s Bandipora over the killing of five militants in a gunfight near Shogbaba village of Sumlar.
Witnesses said that a complete shutdown is being observed with shops and business establishments remaining closed and the thin movement of private vehicles on roads.
The locals are infuriated with the mutilated body of the militants and over their unclear identity, the apprehensions of which ran high among the locals from the first day of a gunfight which occurred on Thursday.
On the first day of gunfight two militants were killed following with three more the next day, concluding the operation with a total of five militant killings, who were later buried in Gantmulla, Baramulla, for the probability of there “foreign origin”.
The apprehensions of local militants killed in the operation were further substantiated yesterday after Hizb came out with a statement identifying all the five militants as locals