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The shutdown, which began at 5 am, mostly affected life in Barak Valley, which is predominantly inhabited by Bengali-speaking people, and parts of the Brahmaputra Valley, officials said.
The police suspected the hand of the Paresh Baruah faction of the insurgent group ULFA-Independent in the killings, but the outfit has washed its hands of the incident.
The militants were killed after the security forces started a cordon and search operation following a tip-off.
Militants opened fire on a patrolling party of the Army at Poterwal village of the south Kashmir district.
North Waziristan has long been a sanctuary for the Pakistani Taliban and other militant groups.
Two policemen and a CRPF jawan were also injured in the gunfight and have been hospitalised.
Of those killed, 30 were policemen while nine were Special Police Officers.
An Iranian military spokesman said the gunmen who on Saturday attacked a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz were trained by two Gulf Arab states
Militants opened fire on personnel at the Central Reserve Police Force camp at Newa in Pulwama, the official said.
A hunt has been launched to nab the assailants.
Sources said that the militants fired at the escort of DySP HQ Shopian at Arhama killing four policemen.
The militants fired at the guard post outside NC leader and sitting legislator, Showkat Hussain Ganai's house in Chitragam village.
Shameema Bano, a resident of Quil, was shot in the Drubgam area of Pulwama.
An official said as the security forces were carrying out searches, the militants opened fire on them, resulting in injuries to one soldier.
Five LeT men - Umar Nazir Malik, Arshad Ahmad Khan, Aijaz Ahmad Pul, Waqar Ahmed Sheikh and Arif Ahmad Mir - were killed.