Kashmir shuts against killings
A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Sunday against the killing of militants at Chattabal encounter and against the killing of a youth at Qamarwari who was run over by a bulletproof vehicle of the forces on Saturday.
Normal life remained paralysed across Kashmir as the strike call given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, evoked total response.
A youth Adil Ahmed Yadoo of Gasi Mohalla, Safa Kadal was crushed to death by an armoured vehicle of the forces during clashes at Noorbagh. Three militants, two of them locals, were killed in Chattabal area of Srinagar during an encounter.
A witness said that all commercial establishments and private institutions remained closed for the day. In Downtown, stringent curbs remained in place to thwart protests against the killings. A strike was also observed in almost all the districts of Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the government has decided to impose stringent curbs in the majority of Downtown areas on Monday. According to an official, government has decided to impose complete restrictions within the territorial jurisdictions of Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, MR Gunj and Rainawari police stations and partial restrictions at Maisuma and Kralkhud police stations on Monday.