Parts of Ganderbal district observe shutdown over militant killing

A complete shutdown is being observed in parts of Ganderbal district including Nunner and its adjoining areas on third consecutive day to mourn the killing of a local student-turned-militant Rahil Rashid Sheikh.

Shops and other business establishments in Ganderbal remain closed while public transport is seen off the roads, however private transport is plying.

Rahil Rashid Sheikh, who was from Nunner area of Ganderbal district, was killed in a gunfight with government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on April 6.

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