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Zukura is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Coordinates: 34°09′32″N 74°49′54″E / 34.1589887°N 74.8316992°E / 34.1589887; 74.8316992Coordinates: 34°09′32″N 74°49′54″E / 34.1589887°N 74.8316992°E / 34.1589887; 74.8316992
DistrictSrinagar district
 • OfficialKashmiri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0194

Zukura is the notified area and town in Srinagar district of Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir. The town is the integral part of Hazratbal constituency. The area is located about 12 km from commercial center of the Kashmir Valley. The area provides at least two major road links which connects municipal committee of Ganderbal with Srinagar.[1]


The area is located 34°09′32″N 74°49′54″E / 34.1589887°N 74.8316992°E / 34.1589887; 74.8316992 12 km towards North from the commercial center of Srinagar.[2]


The people living in Zukura witnessed the slaughter of the human lives by Indian armed forces in the 20th century. The key event among all the brutal killings was Zukura Massacre. The Massacre was the killing of protesters calling for the implementation of a United Nations resolution regarding a plebiscite in Kashmir at Zakura Crossing in Srinagar on 1 March 1990.[3]


The postal code of the area is 190006.[4] Kashmiri is the native language of the area, people also speak Urdu and English fluently.


Asian Medical College

The college is considered as one of the top medical colleges in valley. It provided major role and contribution in 2014 Kashmir floods, it was the only college in which vaccine injections were not destroyed by floods. It saved the life of many human beings.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "introduction about Zukura Srinagar". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. ^ "indiamapia.com". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2010/Mar/2/march-1-1990-zakura-massacre-51.asp[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "pincode.net". Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  5. ^ "education in zukura". Retrieved 5 January 2015.