Srinagar, Jan 01 : Summer Capital Srinagar besides Shopian and Pulwama districts of South Kashmir are observing shutdown to protest against the killing of three South Kashmir residents in an encounter in the umarabad area of Srinagar.
Locals from Srinagar, Awantipora, Shopian, and Pulwama said that business establishments, Shops, oil stations are shut in the area while traffic movement is thin on the streets in these areas.
Meanwhile, people in large numbers are visiting the homes of the slain for the third consecutive day.’
Three South Kashmir residents identified as Zubair Ahmad Lone, a resident of the Turkawangam area in Shopian, Ajaz Maqbool Ganai of Putrigam, and Athar Mushtaq from Bellow area of Pulwama had been killed during an encounter in the Srinagar district on Wednesday morning.
The family of the three-staged protests stating that the three were innocent and killed in a staged encounter, a claim refuted by Government Forces who said that the trio was planning a major attack on the Srinagar- Baramulla Highway.
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