Shutdown in Sopore areas to protest killing of Hurriyat activist

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have appealed for shutdown in these areas.

Ghulam Muhammad
Sopore, Publish Date: Sep 14 2018 10:09AM | Updated Date: Sep 14 2018 10:09AM
Shutdown in Sopore areas to protest killing of Hurriyat activistShutdown in Sopore areas to protest killing of Hurriyat activist

Shutdown is being observed in Sopore and Zainageer areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today to protest the killing of a Hurriyat activist and mourn the deaths of two militants in a gunfight yesterday.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have appealed for shutdown in these areas.

All shops, business establishments and petrol pumps remained shut in Sopore and Zaingeer areas while public transport was off the roads.

Authorities last evening ordered the closure of all educational institutions in Sopor sub-division today. 

Hurriyat (G) activist Hakim-ur-Rehman was shot dead by unknown gunmen last week.

Two Jaish militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces yesterday.

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