Latest News Updates, Current Situation Kashmir


Back Publish your news item

Shutdown in Sopore areas to protest killing of Hurriyat activist

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have appealed for shutdown in these areas.

Shutdown is being observed in Sopore and Zainageer areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today to protest the killing of a Hurriyat activist and mourn the deaths of two militants in a gunfight yesterday.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik have appealed for shutdown in these areas.

All shops, business establishments and petrol pumps remained shut in Sopore and Zaingeer areas while public transport was off the roads.

Authorities last evening ordered the closure of all educational institutions in Sopor sub-division today. 

Hurriyat (G) activist Hakim-ur-Rehman was shot dead by unknown gunmen last week.

Two Jaish militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces yesterday.

The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to prominent Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, one of the accused in the J&K funding case, a year after his arrest by the National Investigation Agency, even as the court observed that the All Parties Hurriyat Conference was not a banned outfit un

Source: Greater Kashmir

Back