Tral shuts against arrests of family members of militants
Pulwama: A complete shutdown was Friday observed in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district against the detention of family members and relatives of some militants by the forces in the area.
All the shops and other business establishments remained closed while as the vehicular movement also remained of the roads in Tral and adjoining areas.
Locals alleged that soon after the militant attacks on SPOs in Tral areas, government forces raided the families of some Hizbul Mujahideen militants and their relatives in many areas including Monghama, Gulshanpora, Ameerabad, Seer Jagir and Sherabad and arrested the family members and relatives of militants.
They said that arrests were made on Tuesday late night after an SPO was shot at in Pastuna village of Tral by suspected militants.
The locals demanded immediate release of all the family members and relatives of militants.
Meanwhile, reports said that the minor stone pelting incidents were also witnessed in Tral town.