By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Feb 28 IBNS | 7 months ago

On Hurriyat call, shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley on Friday to demand the identities of those killed in an encounter at Lolab in Kupwara on Feb 24.


Shops and business establishments were closed while traffic was off the roads.

However, private vehicles were seen plying in the interiors of Srinagar.

Attendance in government offices was also thin.

The shutdown call was given by Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani to press for the demand of the identities of those who were killed in Lolab area of Kupwara district on Feb 24.

Police and army claimed that their cops in a joint operation killed seven militants in Dardepora, Lolab during an encounter.

All the seven deceased were declared as "foreigners" and buried unidentified.

All the separatist leaders have called for an international investigation into the encounter alleging "such encounters are always questionable".

Meanwhile, the police detained Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at his Nagin residence on Friday morning and informed him that he can't go for the congregational prayers.

Other separatist leaders, including Shabir Ahmad Shah, were also detained in their houses on Thursday.

(Posted on 28-02-2014)

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