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Anantnag shuts on 25th death anniversary of Mirwaiz Qazi Nissar

Anantnag, Jun 19 (UNI) Normal life was paralysed on Wednesday in this south Kashmir district on the 25th death anniversary of founder of Ummat-e-Islami (UeI) Mirwaiz Qazi Nissar Ahmad, who was gunned down by unidentified gunmen on this day in 1994.
The authorities suspended mobile internet service in the district as a precautionary measure to prevent rumours.
Shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the road in Anantnag and some other parts of the district today on a call given by UeI.
Work in government offices and banks was also affected due to strike. However, some private vehicles could be seen plying on some routes. Educational institutions also remained closed as precautionary measure. The UeI had announced to organise a rally and special prayers on the occasion.
Majority streets in the town wore a deserted look with only security forces and state police personnel deployed in strength to prevent any violence.
Mirwazi Qazi a pro-separatist leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Dialgam on June 19, 1994.
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