Shops, Internet Remained Shut On Third Consecutive Day In Shehr-e-Khas Parts

SRINAGAR: A partial shutdown was observed on Saturday for the third consecutive day in many parts of the city following the Rambagh shootout. Three militants, including The Resistance Front (TRF) commander, Mehran, were in the incident.

Reports said that most of the shops, business establishments, and private offices remained closed in most of the old city areas. Traffic, however, played normally.

The areas where the shutdown was observed included Nowhatta, Gojwara, Khanyar, Safakadal, Nawakadal, Rajouri Kadal and MR Gunj in the interior areas of Srinagar.

Meanwhile, mobile internet remained suspended on the third consecutive day in several areas of the city.

Police on Wednesday said it neutralised three militants in a brief incident in the Rambagh area. The slain included commander of TRF Mehran Shalla, is a resident of the Jamalata area in Nawakadal here. The other two militants were identified as Manzoor Ahmad Mir and Arafat Sheikh, both residents of Pulwama.


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