Anantnag parts shut to mourn militant killings



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A complete shutdown is being observed in parts of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district to mourn the killing of two militant killed during an encounter with government forces a day before.

Reports said that all the shops and other business establishments are closed especially in Bijbehara’s Zirpora and Lazibal area of main town Anantnag. An eyewitness said that a thin movement of traffic is seen plying on roads.

Earlier, two militants, Burhan Ahmad Ganie from SK Colony Anantnag and Safder Amin Bhat, 25, of Zirpara Bijbehara were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Bagender village of the town.

The encounter at Bagender began After a joint team of Army’s 3RR, SOG Anantnag laid siege in Bejbhera after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area on Thursday early morning.


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