Shutdown, protests in Hazratbal against braid-chopping
Protests were held amid a shutdown in Hazratbal area of Srinagar on Thursday following a fresh brad-chopping incident in Dhobi Mohalla area last night.
Reports said that the residents took to streets and staged massive protests against the increasing braid-cutting incidents.
Two incidents of braid-cutting have taken place in the area in past week.
Meanwhile, shops and other commercial establishments are closed in the area.
Hair of over 100 women and young girls has been mysteriously chopped off across the Valley during past month.