On JRL’s call, Kashmir shuts against Shopian killings


A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley on JRL’s call ‘Shopian Chalo’ today against the killing of four civilians by government forces in Pahnoo village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Reports said that all the business establishments, government and private offices were closed and traffic was office the roads.

There is a spontaneous shutdown in many areas of Kashmir, however, authorities have sealed all the roads leading to Shopian district and have imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in some parts of Srinagar ahead of the Joint Resistance Leadership’s ‘Shopian Chalo’ call.

Meanwhile, the Srinagar Banihal train services have been suspended while 4G internet connectivity in South Kashmir has been suspended on the 3rd consecutive day and the government forces have been deployed in sensitive areas to maintain law and order.

The shutdown call had been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik.


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