Wasim Majnoon Mir
Kupwara, July 19: Shutdown and protests errupted in Gulgam area of Kupwara and several adjoining areas after the recovery dead body of a minor boy of Batergam spread in the entire district.
According to the our correspondent Wasim Majnoon Mir, shutdown is being observed across Kupwara and protests are continuing in the adjioning areas including Gulgam and Batergam.
Passenger traffic is off the roads, shops and business establishments are closed and schools and colleges have been closed in the district.
Meanwhile, police has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the missing of the minor and his subsquent death.
Meanwhile, the district administration decided to suspend class work today (FRIDAY) in Degree College Kupwara and Sogam.
An official said that the class work shall remain suspended in GDC Kupwara and Sogam on July 20 (Friday).
The decision to suspend the class work has been taken by the administration as a precautionary measure.