Shutdown in Sopore to mourn militant killings

Srinagar : Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir is observing a complete shutdown today on Friday to mourn the killing of two Lashkar Toiba militants in a gunfight with forces on Thursday.

Local sources said that all the shops and business establishments are shut while traffic is also off the roads.

Reports said that people from the Sopore and its neighboring areas are visiting the residence of the slain militants to offer condolences to the families.

Notably, two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants identified as Owais Ahmad Bhat of Gund Brath and Tahir Ramzan Dar of Saidpora were killed in an overnight gunfight with the security forces in Brath Kalan on Thursday.

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