Shopian observes complete shutdown

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shopian neloofer aasiyaSHOPIAN: Complete shutdown is being observed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district today to commemorate the fifth death anniversary of Asiya and Neelofar.

The call for the shutdown by was given by Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

Five years ago on this date bodies of two young women, Asiya and Neelofar were found lying in ankle deep stream of Shopian

The duo went missing on May 29, 2009 after they went to their orchard in the peripheries of the town.


According to locals and the family they were kidnapped by the men in uniform and raped before being killed.