Shutdown in Pulwama after local militant’s killing

Srinagar

A complete shutdown is being observed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district following a killing of a local militant in an encounter with government forces at Rinzipora area of the district on Friday early morning.

Reports said that soon after the news of the killing of a local militant spread in the area, all the shops and other business establishments are closed in the area and traffic is off the roads.

Earlier clashes were reported from the area after the killing of militant identified as Ishfaq Yousuf Wani, son of Mohammad Yousuf Wani, a resident of Qoil village of Pulwama.

The encounter started after a joint team of Army’s 55 RR and SOG was fired upon by the group of militants at Rinzipora area.

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