Kashmiris strike after school teacher dies in police custody

Civil society groups have begun a three-day strike in the region in protest death of a school teacher in a police station near the state capital, Srinagar.

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    Indian-administered Kashmir is once again under curfew.

    The death of a school teacher in a police station on the outskirts of the state capital Srinagar has caused outrage.

    Rizwan Asad, 28, died while in custody and a police investigation is under way, but Rizwan's brother says that he was tortured and then murdered.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.


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