Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Tral to mourn the killing of a militant Mushtaq Ahmad Choopan in a grenade blast in police station.

As the news about the death of Mushtaq spread, shopkeepers pulled down their shutters and traffic went off the roads.

Mustaq was killed while trying to escape the police custody in Tral police station, police said.

Mushtaq was arrested by forces at Bandipora district last month.

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