Suhail Khan /Peerzada Waseem
Kupwara : A complete shutdown is being witnessed in north Kashmir’s Kupwara parts over the killing of a civilian.
Shops, public transport, other businesses and education institutions are closed in Kupwara parts over the killing of a civilian.
Asif Iqbal, a driver by profession was injured in firing by Army personnel during an ambush at Thandipora area of Kupwara last night, following the inputs about the presence of militants in the area reports said.
Reports added that he was rushed to a hospital where on way he succumbed to his injuries.
Amid pro-freedom and pro-azadi sloganeering people in large number especially youth hit the roads and chase with forces who in turn retaliated by lobbing tear gas shells to disperse them.
However authorities on late last night blocked Internet services in the area as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order following killing of slain driver.
2015 Kashmir Despatch