Shopian shuts for 4th consecutive day against militant killings

Srinagar: Shopian district in southern Kashmir is observing a shutdown for 4th consecutive day today to mourn the killings of Al Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam and his aide in a gunfight with government forces.

The mobile internet services also remained shut for the fourth day.

Reports said that all shops and business establishments remained closed while a thin movement of traffic was witnessed on the roads.

Islam and his aide Shakeel Ahmad were shot dead by the forces in a brief shootout in Yaripora area of the neighbouring Kulgam district on Saturday evening.

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