District administration in Baramulla has decided to close all colleges and higher secondary schools in major towns of Baramulla district tomorrow on 15th of September, 2017. The decision was taken after government forces shot dead top Lashkar commander Abu Ismail with his associate in a brief encounter in Srinagar outskirts Thursday afternoon.
District Magistrate Baramulla Dr. Nasir Ahmad Naqash told The Varmul Post that “anticipating violence over killing of lashkar millitant all colleges and Higher secondaries will remain closed on Friday”.
In a press statement District Magistrate’s office in Baramulla ordered suspension of class work in Degree College Boys Baramulla , Degree College Women’s Baramulla , Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School Baramulla , Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Baramulla ,Degree College Pattan and Govt Higher Secondary School Pattan tomorrow on 15th September,2017.
ADC Sopore also ordered suspension of class work in all colleges and higher secondary schools of Sopore tomorrow on 15th September,2015.
Meanwhile, authorities also decided to suspend train services on Baramulla – Banihal route tomorrow.
Abu Ismail, J&K Lashkar head was killed in a brief encounter at Nowgam Srinagar with his associate Abu Qasim. Abu Ismail, according to police was involved in Amarnath Yatra attack earlier this year in July.