Srinagar markets observe spontaneous shutdown
Srinagar, Jan 1: Srinagar markets observed a spontaneous shutdown on Friday against the Lawaypora, encounter where three militants were killed.
The families of slain trio however, had alleged that their children were students and not militants. Eye-witnesses told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), parts of Lal Chowk markets that include Residency Road, clock tower (Ghanta Ghar), Maisuma are observing a shutdown while as parts of downtown are also observing shut down.
There was no call for shut down by any group or traders. Eywitnesses said that the traffic was however, plying normally on roads across Srinagar.
Meanwhile, shutdown is being also observed in Pulwama and Shopian, the native districts of three slain youth—(KNO)
Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.