sopore shuts on 1993 massacreSopore: A complete shutdown is being observed in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1993 massacre.
All shops and business establishments remained closed while as very thin traffic was on the roads.
Police and paramilitary forces were deployed in strength in the town to prevent protests against the killing of 57 civilians on this day in 1993.
More than 350 shops and other structures including residential houses were gutted on this day in 1993 after Border Security Force (BSF) went on a rampage in the town.
Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the town following the killing of four policemen in an IED blast.

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