Kupwara areas shut against militant killings
Kupwara areas shut against militant killings

Kupwara areas shut against militant killings

A complete shutdown is being observed in several areas of Kupwara district in north Kashmir against the deaths of two militants in a gunfight with the government forces in Lolab area.

A complete shutdown is being observed in several areas of Kupwara district in north Kashmir against the deaths of two militants in a gunfight with the government forces in Lolab area.

Reports said that a complete and spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Kupwara, Trehgam, Kalaroose and Lolab areas.

Meanwhile, forces have been deployed in strength in Kupwara town to prevent any protests against the killings of two local Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants Zahoor Ahmad and Bilal Ahmad Shah yesterday.

An eye witness said that all the entry and exit points of the town have been sealed by the forces. "No vehicle is allowed entry inside the town," he said.

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