After eight days disturbance and protests life returned to normal in South Kashmir’s  Shopian on Tuesday where people observed a shutdown for eight consecutive days to mourn the killings of four civilians and two militants in a shootout.

Life in Shopian was put on halt after the killing of four civilians and two militants at  Pahnoo village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on March 4, 2018.

The locals of Pahnoo village are demanding the removal of the army camp which was established during 2016 uprising.

Locals said that early Tuesday morning all the business establishments, shops and schools re-opened after eight days of shutter down.

Heavy rush of customers was seen in Shopian market while buying different essential commodities.

While the high-speed Internet services are still barred in the area. The authorities claimed the internet was snapped due to law and order problem.

The apple town of south Kashmir, Shopian is known for its long agitations and protests. The town observed complete shutdown consecutively for 45 days in 2009, against the alleged rape and murder of Asia and Neelofar.


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