KV Correspondent

Shopian shuts for 8th straight day

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Shopian: A complete shutdown was observed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district for the eighth consecutive day on Monday against the killings of four civilians at Pahnoo village on Mar 04.

Witnesses said that all the shops and business establishments continued to remain closed in the area.

The locals of Pahnoo,Pinjoora and its adjacent areas have been demanding removal of 44 RR Army camp at Pahnoo Shopian established in 2016, who according to locals are involved in killing.

Pertinently, four civilians identified as Suhail Ahmad Wagay, son Khalid Ahmad Wagay of Pinjoora, Shahid Khan, son of Bashir Ahmad Khan of Malik Gund, Shahnawaz Wagay, son of Ali Mohammad of Langandora Trench and Gowhar Ahmad Lone of Molu Chitragam and two militants namely Aamir Ahmad Malik of Harmain and Ashiq Ahmed of Rakh-e-Kapran were killed in a shootout at Pahnoo village of Shopian.

Moreover, the posters appeared yesterday in some parts of Shopian district, appealing locals to observe shutdown upto March 20.

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