Shutdown in Kashmir against Shujaat Bukhari, civilian killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in kashmir valley on Thursday against the killings of Journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilians.

The call for shutdown was given by Joint Resistance Leadership JRL comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

They had asked the people to observe complete shutdown against the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and continuing killings of civilians in Kashmir.

Bukhari was killed along with two of his security guards in Press Enclave in Srinagar on June 14.

Shops, public transport, educational institutions, other businesses and educational institutions remained shut at most places.

Meanwhile private transport and some three wheelers, however, moved in uptown areas of Srinagar.

Reports from other cities and towns in the Valley also indicate that the shutdown affects normal life there too.

Earlier train services has also been suspended by the authorities for precautionary measures.

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