Shutdown in north Kashmir’s Bandipora against militant killings

Five militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in a gunfight with the forces in Sumlar forests of the district yesterday.

Altaf Baba
Bandipora, Publish Date: Sep 22 2018 12:17PM | Updated Date: Sep 22 2018 12:17PM
Shutdown in north Kashmir’s Bandipora against militant killingsShutdown in north Kashmir’s Bandipora against militant killings

A complete shutdown is being observed today in north Kashmir’s Bandipora against the killing of five militants during a gunfight with the government forces.

Five militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in a gunfight with the forces in Sumlar forests of the district yesterday.

All shops and other business establishments are closed while public transport remained badly affected due to the shutdown in Bandipora town and the Sumlar village, located four kilometers from the district headquarters.

Meanwhile, locals at Sumlar have retrieved some remains of a slain militant from the site of the gunfight. 

A resident told Greater Kashmir that the remains of the unknown militant will be buried at the local martyrs’ graveyard.

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