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Shutdown is being observed on second consecutive day in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday to mourn the killing of a local militant.

Mehraj-ud-Din Khan @Maroof and Kaleemullah was killed in a gunfight along with top LeT commander Naveed Jatt in a gunfight in Chattergam area of Budgam on Wednesday morning. 

All shops and other business establishments are closed in the town while public transport is off the roads. However, thin movement of private transport was seen on the roads.

An eye witness said that people, including men and women, are visiting the house of the slain militant at New Colony to offer condolences.

Educational institutions across Sopore town are closed today.