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Kashmir tense over 'mysterious' death of student

Tension gripped in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after reports of a Kashmiri student's death, in Hyderabad, under mysterious circumstances, spread here.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2013 13:56 IST

Tension gripped in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after reports of a Kashmiri student's death, in Hyderabad, under mysterious circumstances, spread here.


Markets were shut and traffic went off the roads as the news of the mysterious death of a student belonging to Parigam village of Pulwama spread in the district. The student was enrolled in an institute in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

According to the reports, Mudasir, the Kashmiri student, was found dead in his room under mysterious circumstances Sunday morning.

Local police said they were in touch with the authorities in Hyderabad to ascertain the facts of the matter.

Police and central reserve police force (CRPF) in full riot gear was moved out in Pulwama town and other parts of the district to tackle the sensitive law and order issue.

Stray incidents of stone pelting by angry youths occurred in some parts of the district.