Pics by Faizan Mushtaq
People gather around the debris of the house razed by the government forces in Kachdoora village of Shopian during a gunfight in which five militants were killed on Sunday. Four civilians were also killed by the forces around the encounter site.
People help the family of Niyaz Ahmad Lone (not in picture) to clear the debris of his house.
Many people were seen donating money and other valuables for rebuilding the razed structure.
A local salvages a copy of the Qur’an from the debris of the razed house.
People from adjacent districts of Kulgam and Pulwama districts were seen thronging the gunfight site even on the second day.
A woman sits in despair on the veranda of a house as people throng her neighbourhood to see the aftermath of the gunfight.