Lone Mehraj/ Peerzada Waseem
Sopore : A complete shutdown was observed in north Kashmir’s sopore town on Saturday to mourn the death of Hizb militant who died in a brief gunfight on friday.
According to KD Correspondent, all the shops and business establishments remained closed in sopore town while the traffic was thin on roads in the town.
Two militants were killed in an encounter with forces in Khonchipora village of Tangmarg area in north kashmir’s baramulla district on friday.
Police said that operation was carried out after receiving a tipoff about the presence of the militants in a house at Khonchipora .
The slain militants were identified as Mehraj Ahmad Bhat resident of Andargam Pattan and Aadil Ahmad resident of Brath Sopore.
2015 Kashmir Despatch