Srinagr: Shopian district in southern part of Kashmir observeda complete shutdown for the 8th straight day against the killing of militants and civilians last Sunday.
Reports reaching here said that all the business establishments are shut while traffic is off the roads.
13 militants, 12 of them residents of Shopian, and 4 civilians, 3 of them residents of Shopian, were killed by government forces on Sunday during 3 separate anti-militancy operations.
The educational institutions have also remained shut across the district since the killings.
Meanwhile, reports said that 2G internet services have been restored in the district after remaining suspended for last seven days.
A complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama town also on Sunday to mourn the killing of a local militant by Indian forces on Friday.
Authorities on Sunday said that class work will remain suspended in some colleges and higher secondary schools of Kashmir valley tomorrow. However, primary and high schools will function normally across the valley.
Officials said the decision has been taken as a “precautionary measure” to avoid student protests in the campuses.