Parts of Kashmir witnesses shutdown amid internet blockade

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By Fast Kashmir on 14/08/2017. 4 Comments

Parts of Kashmir witnesses shutdown amid internet blockade

Pertinently three militants were killed in Awneera Shopian in South Kashmir on Sunday. The gunfight also resulted in the death of two soldiers. Post encounter, the clashes erupted in different parts of South Kashmir resulting in the killing of two civilians- Owais Ahmed of Kakapora and Muhammad Sayeed of Zainpora. 


Srinagar, Aug 14: A day after killing of the two civilians and three militants, South Kashmir’s three districts including Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama observed a complete shutdown while reports of partial shutdown have also been pouring in from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

Chadoora town of Budgam district is also observing a shutdown while in Nagam area of the town, that is the native village of Hizb Commander Muhammad Yaseen Itoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi people flocked in large numbers at his house to express sympathies with the bereaved families. Thousands of people participated in his funeral procession. He was laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans.

All the shops and business establishments are shut in Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama districts. Authorities have suspended internet services in these districts. It has also ordered the closure of schools and colleges across Kashmir. Restrictions have been imposed in old Srinagar city to foil pro-freedom protests.

Pertinently three militants were killed in Awneera Shopian in South Kashmir on Sunday. The gunfight also resulted in the death of two soldiers. Post encounter, the clashes erupted in different parts of South Kashmir resulting in the killing of two civilians- Owais Ahmed of Kakapora and Muhammad Sayeed of Zainpora.

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