Sopore shuts on 3rd successive day against killing of youth

Srinagar, December 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Sopore town of Baramulla district on the third successive day, today, to mourn the killing of a youth by Indian troops. The troops martyred the youth, Meraj-ud-Din Khan of New Colony Sopore, along with another youth during a cordon and search operation in Chattergam area of Budgam district on Sunday.

All shops and business establishments are closed in the town while public transport is off the road. Shutdown is also being observed in the area in view of call issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership for areas where polling for the sixth phase of Panchayat elections is being held, today. Meanwhile, people from various areas of the town are visiting the residence of the martyred youth to express solidarity with his family members.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
Fax: +92-51-4861736

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