Shutdown in Tral to mourn militant killing

Srinagar : Tral town of Pulwama district in south Kashmir is observing a complete shutdown today on Saturday to mourn the killing of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in a gunfight with forces on Friday.

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

Notably, a Jaish-e-Muhammad militant,  whom the police identified as Anwar of Pakistani origin, was killed in during a day-long gunfight with security forces in Darganaie Gund village of Tral on Friday after a joint team of police, CRPF, and army cordoned the village. In the gunfight, one policeman had sustained injuries in the operation.

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