Life returns to normal in Kangan after two days of shutdown

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Kangan: Life returned to normal in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday after two-days of shutdown to mourn the succumbing of a local youth who was injured at the hands of government forces.
Shops and business establishments opened across the town after two days of shutdown. Both private and public transport plied normally.
However, “as a precautionary measure” District Administration Ganderbal has decided to suspend class work in Degree College Kangan and Boys/Girls Higher Secondary school Kangan, official sources said adding rest of the educational institutions are functioning normally.
Pertinently, 22-year-old Amir Ahmad Lone of Chuturgul Kangan had been injured in clashes with forces on April 3 in Kangan.
Amir battled for life at SKIMS Soura for two weeks and succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.
Earlier, another youth, Gowhar Ahmad Rather of Kangan, had received firearm injuries on April 2 and succumbed on April 3 triggering protests in the town.