Kashmir Indepth

Handwara shuts down on massacre anniversary

Srinagar : Handwara town in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday shuts on 29th anniversary of Handwara massacre.

On January 25, 1990 in Handwara town at least 26 people were shot dead by Border Security Force troopers after they opened fire on people protesting against Gaw Kadal massacre that had taken place merely four days before.

Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called shutdown in the area which was supported by local traders’ bodies.

As per reports all shops and other commercial establishments remained closed in the town while public transport was also off the roads.

Pertainally Baramulla parts also shuts on consecutive second day on Friday to mourn the killing of three local militants.

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