Srinagar (March 07, 2018): A complete shutdown will be observed in Indian occupied Kashmir today against the shifting of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders from Srinagar central jail to jails in Jammu and the civilian killings in Shopian.
Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.
The leaders in a joint statement described the civilian killings and the shifting of prisoners including Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo and Dr Muhammad Shafi Shariati as acts of state terrorism.Meanwhile, life continued to remain paralyzed in South Kashmir and parts of Srinagar for the second consecutive day, today, to mourn the Shopian killings.
All shops, business establishments and government and private offices were closed and traffic was off the road in Shopian and Pulwama. The Srinagar-Banihal train service was suspended while internet services remained snapped in the two districts.