Shutdown in Pampore over rumours of local militant’s death

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Pulwama: Pampore town of this south Kashmir district observed a spontaneous shutdown today after rumours made rounds that one of the two militants killed in central Kashmir’s Budgam district in an encounter was a local militant.

 All shops and business establishments observed a spontaneous shutdown this morning when rumours spread in this Saffron town that a local militant Mohammad Amin of Drangbal was slain in an encounter with government forces in Zagoo area of Budgam, witnesses told Kashmir Reader.

Amin had joined Lashkar-e- Toiba militant a few months earlier.