Bandipora shuts after reports of killing of local militant in Sopore gunfight

However, a senior police official said that there was no confirmation so far about the killing of a local militant in Sopore gunfight.

Ejaz-ul-haq Bhat
Bandipora, Publish Date: Feb 23 2019 11:39AM | Updated Date: Feb 23 2019 11:39AM
Bandipora shuts after reports of killing of local militant in Sopore gunfightFile pic for representation

A spontaneous shutdown is being observed in north Kashmir’s Bandipora town on Saturday after reports said that a local militant was killed in a gunfight with the forces in Sopore yesterday.

All shops and business established were closed while traffic remained off the roads.

Locals said that the town was shut after reports started doing rounds that one of the militants killed in Sopore gunfight was from Qazipora village of the district.

However, a senior police official said that there was no confirmation so far about the killing of a local militant in Sopore gunfight.

Reports said the youth blocked the roads in Watapora, Qazipora and Onagam villages.

x
This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant news and ads. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service.That's Fine