J-K: Four killed in protest over Burhan Wani's death

| Updated: Jul 09, 2016 23:13 IST

Kulgam/Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), July 9 (ANI): As many as four people were killed in a protest that took place on Saturday in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen operative Burhan Wani. Normal life across the valley has been affected in response to a joint shutdown call by the separatists' against the killing of Wani and his two associates yesterday evening. The militants were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir's Kokernag area of Anantnag district. The Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police have described his killing as 'blow to militancy and major success for the security forces'. In view of the shutdown call by the separatists, the authorities have imposed curfew in Pulwama district and other areas in south Kashmir. The restrictions are also in place in old city areas under six police stations in Srinagar. The mobile - internet and train services have been suspended. The Amarnath yatra has also been suspended as of now. Protests broke out earlier today as Wani's funeral was carried out despite the curfew. (ANI)