Pulwama Shuts Against Killing of Youth

PULWAMA — A complete shutdown was observed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district against the killing of a youth by Government Forces on Tuesday.

Reports said that all shops and business establishments remained closed while public transport also remained off the roads. No organization had called for a shutdown.

Class work also remaiend suspended in all the higher secondary schools in Pulwama, Rajpora and Kakapora tehsils of this south Kashmir district.

Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Muhammad Dar said that class work in Degree College for boys and women remained suspended on Tuesday.

The development came in the wake of killing of a 26 year old civilian Fayaz Ahmed Wani in forces’ action during clashes in Gusoo village of the district on Monday.

Security forces used tear smoke shells and pellets to quell the protesters, injuring Wani. He was first shifted to the Pulwama District Hospital where he breathed his last.

Around half-a-dozen other civilians were also injured in the clashes.



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