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.