Sopore shuts down on 1993 massacre anniversary

Sopore: To mark the 26nd anniversary of Sopore massacre, a complete shutdown is being observed in north Kashmir’s Sopore and its adjoining areas on Sunday.

This day in 1993, BSF men fired indiscriminately in Sopore market and set ablaze shops and houses charring civilians to death. 57 civilians were killed and property worth crores gutted in fire.