Normal life remains crippled for 3rd day in south Kashmir

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Srinagar, Nov 28: Normal life remained crippled for the third successive day on Wednesday as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in south Kashmir against the killing of a civilian and militants during the last about a week.
Meanwhile, internet services also remained suspended in twin south Kashmir districts of Kulgam and Pulwama.
A police official said that there were no restrictions in any part of south Kashmir though security forces remained deployed in strength in sensitive areas to maintain law and order.
Even though there was no strike call given by any separatists group, shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam , Pulwama and Shopian. However, some private vehicles could be seen plying on few interior routes in south Kashmir.
Work in government offices and banks was also affected while all educational institutes remained closed as students preferred to remain indoors in view of the situation in south Kashmir, where train service remained suspended for security reasons since Monday. Train run on Srinagar-Baramulla route was also suspended on Wednesday for security reasons following killing of killing of two militants, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Naveed Jatt, in an encounter with security forces in central Kashmir district of Budgam.