Burhan Wani death anniversary: Security personnel continue patrol as Kashmiri towns observe shutdown

Jammu: A shutdown was observed on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Banihal and Bhaderwah towns on the first death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist commander Burhan Wani, amid tight security in the Jammu region.

Kashmiri Muslims carry the body of Burhan Wani, a separatist militant leader. Reuters

Kashmiri Muslims carry the body of Burhan Wani, a separatist militant leader. Reuters

Shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads at Banihal and Bhaderwah in Ramban and Doda districts following a shutdown call given by a religious organisation.

However, some shops and business establishments remained open in Bhaderwah.

Security personnel patrolled areas throughout the day and there were no reports of any untoward incidents, police said.


Published Date: Jul 08, 2017 09:14 pm | Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 09:14 pm


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