Shopian shuts against the killing of two militants

Shopian shuts against the killing of two militants

Srinagar : A complete shutdown was observed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district to mourn the death of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in an encounter with government forces on Tuesday.
Eyewitnesses said that all shops, offices and business establishments in the district remained closed against the killing of Hizb militants Idrees Ahmad of Safnagri, a former soldier turned militant and Amir Amin of Awneera who were killed in a gunfight by government forces on Tuesday.
Witnesses added that skeletal movement of traffic was observed on the roads.
After leading militant’s funeral prayers, preacher arrested in Pulwama
K H News Service
Srinagar/Nov 7: Government forces on Wednesday arrested Aijaz Noori, a head preacher and also the Pulwama district president of the Ummat e Islami party.
Noori according to the party spokesperson was arrested after he had been evading arrest for more than a month. Last week, he led the funeral prayers of slain militant Mohammed Amin Dar in Pampore in South Kashmir.
A party statement issued here condemned Noori’s arrest, calling it “barbaric” and also that the forces had been raiding his house for the past six days. “Forces barged into his house and vandalized the property inside the house of Aijaz Noori,” read the statement.
Calling it ‘barbaric’, the party General Secretary said that Noori had been participating in the funerals of militants and civilians killed in recent months.
“Aijaz was being threatened by Forces after which he made an emotional appeal to the public via a video on social networking site,” the General Secretary added.

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