Shutdown and protests errupted in Kupwara and several adjoining areas after the recovery of the body of a minor boy of Batergam spread in the entire district.
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.
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