Spontaneous shutdown, intense clashes in Awantipora over teacher’s custodial death, Internet suspended

Pulwama: Intense clashes erupted on Tuesday in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district amid a spontaneous shutdown following the custodial death of a local school teacher.

Reports said that all shops and other commercial establishments remained closed in the area while traffic went off the roads soon after news of death of Rizwan Pandit reached there.

An eye witness said thousands of people were waiting for his body at his home in Awantipora.

Meanwhile, authorities have suspended the Internet service as a precautionary measure in the area.

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