Srinagar, Nov 22 (PTI) Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley Thursday due to a strike called by separatists to protest the killing of a Hurriyat activist in Anantnag district on Tuesday.Also Read - Drone Shot Down in J&K's Kanachak, Explosive Material Recovered
Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut here in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Also Read - Delimitation, Statehood, Assembly Elections | 5 Takeways From PM Modi's All-Party Meet With J&K Leaders
They said public transport was off the roads, but private cars, cabs and auto-rickshaws were plying in some areas of the city. Also Read - Meet Manu Bebo, a Kashmiri Transgender Makeup Artiste Who's Bending The Rules of Conservative Society Like a Boss
The officials said similar reports of disruption in normal life were received from other district headquarters of the valley.
Separatists – Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik – under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) had asked people to observe a protest shutdown against the killing of Hafeezullah Mir in Achabal area of Anantnag district of south Kashmir.
Mir, who was district president of Geelani-led Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence on Tuesday.
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