Baramulla , Jan 25 : People in North Kashmir’s Baramulla town observed a complete shutdown on second consutive day on Friday against the killing of three militants.
Reports said that all the shops and other business establishments including tution centres are closed in the town and traffic also are thin on the roads.
An eyewitness said that people from different walks of life are visiting the families of slain militants, to offer condolences to the bereaved families.
The three local slain militants including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba Suhaib Akhoon of Khanpora, Mosin Mushtaq of Qazi Hamam and Nisar Darzi of Jamia Mohalla old town Baramulla were killed in an gunfight with government forces at Binner village of Baramulla on Wednesday.
Meanwhile DGP JK Dilbagh Singh declared Baramulla as “Kashmir’s first militant free district after 29 years after killing of three last surviving Local LeT militants on Wednesday.
Pertinently security personnel have been deployed across the town who have set up barricades and check posts at several points ahead of Republic Day.