Pulwama shuts over civilian killing
A complete shutdown is being observed south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday against the killing of a youth by government forces during clashes.
All shops, offices, and business establishments remained closed while traffic is off the roads. the district administration has also decided to suspend the class work in all the higher secondary schools in Pulwama, Rajpora and Kakapora tehsils of this south Kashmir district. An official said that class work in Degree College for boys and women will also remain suspended today.
The education institutions were closed amid apprehensions of widespread protests by the students against the killing of Fayaz Ahmed Wani. The development comes in the wake of the killing of a civilian Fayaz Ahmed Wani, of Pulwama in forces’ action during clashes in Gusoo village of the district.