Baramulla shuts on second consecutive day to mourn militant killings


A complete shutdown is being observed on Friday on the second consecutive day in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district to mourn the militant killings.

Reports said that all shops, business establishments, and private offices remained closed in the town while public transport is off the roads.

They said scores of people visited the residences of slain militants in Khanpora and Old town areas of Baramulla to express condolences with their families.

An eyewitness said forces have been deployed at many places of town in order to prevent any untoward incidents.

On Wednesday, three militants identified as Suhaib Farooq Akhoon, son of  Farooq Ahmad Akhoon, a resident of Khanpora Baramulla, Mohsin Mushtaq Bhat, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat a resident of Qazi Hamam Baramulla, Nasir Ahmad Darzi, son of Mohammad Amin Darzi, a resident of Sangrampora Batpora Sopore, at present in Jamia Qadeem Baramulla were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Binner village of district.


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