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Tral shuts on fourth straight day to mourn militant killings

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Srinagar,Jan 6 CNS:A complete shutdown is being observed for the fourth consecutive day today in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district against the killing of three militants in a gunfight with the government forces in Gulshanpora forests on Thursday.

All shops and other business establishments remained closed in the area while public transport was off the roads

Three militants, Shakoor Ahmad Parray of Laribal Tral, Zubair Ahmad and Tauseef Ahmad of Chersoo Awantipora, were killed in the gunfight.

People from different areas continued to visit the houses of slain militants and offered prayers for them.

On Saturday, another encounter raged in Aripal area of Tral amid snowfall, which continued for full day and ended without any killings.

A two-storey residential house was completely destroyed during the gunfight while a paramilitary CRPF trooper was injured.