Sopore observes complete shutdown
Sopore town in north Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday to protest the killing of six militants in an encounter in Saidpora area but there were no reports of any untoward incident.
All shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed while traffic was off the roads.
The people of Sopore had Tuesday evening appealed the masses through public address systems to observe a strike against the killing of militants.
In Main Chowk, Armpora, Ashpeer and Channakhan, youth pelted stones at paramilitary forces and police. The forces however fired teargas shells in return. A report said hundreds of people Wednesday evening the Saidpora encounter site.
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