Indefinite curfew in Bhaderwah after death of civilian

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DODA: An indefinite curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhaderwah area of Doda district on Thursday morning as protests broke out following the murder of a 40-year-old civilian by unidentified persons. Mobile internet services have been suspended as well.

Sources said a civilian, identified as Nayeem Shah, was shot dead at Nalthi bridge near Bhaderwah town during the early hours of Thursday. The killing led to protests; villagers alleged cow vigilantes were behind the murder. However, no carcass was found in the area.

A country made rifle is suspected to be used in the killing, sources added.

Meanwhile, Doda Deputy Commissioner Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray confirmed that curfew has been imposed in Bhaderwah as a precautionary measure.

Sources, however, said that mobile internet services have also been suspended across Doda district including Bhaderwah.

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