Shutdown in several parts of valley against Sumbal rape

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People protests against the Bandipora rape in Press Colony Srinagar, Photograph by Saide Zahoor for The Kashmir Walla
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Srinagar: Spontaneous shutdown is being observed in several parts of Valley in against rape of 3-year old girl in Sumbal.

The call for shutdown was given by Itehadul-Muslimeen.


AllĀ  shops and business establishments are closed in various parts of Valley while as traffic is off roads as well.

In Srinagar a shutdown is being observed in various parts including resistance hotbed downtown.

In old town Srinagar deployment of forces is in place to thwart any protests.

Meanwhile, protests also erupted in Saida Kadal area of Srinagar city and other parts of Valley.

Protesters are demanding action against the accused in rape incident who is already in Police custody.