Baramulla, Jan 25: Life remained affected due to strike for the second day on Friday in this north Kashmir district, where three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed by security forces in an encounter.
Though there was no strike call by any oraganisation, shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads. However, private and passenger vehicles were plying on the Srinagar-Uri National Highway. Additional security forces have been deployed at sensitive places on the highway to prevent any stone pelting. Work in government offices and banks was also affected.
Large number of security forces and state police personnel have been deployed on main bridges, connecting downtown with civil lines in the town to prevent any demonstration.
Additional security forces have been deployed in the downtown to maintain law and order. Three militants, including two locals, were killed in an encounter on Wednesday after in a village outskirts Baramulla town. (UNI)