2 Hour Shutdown Observed In Srinagar To Protest Acid Attack

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All the shops and other commercial establishments in Lal Chowk and surrounding areas downed their shutters from noon as a mark of protest against Acid attack. Photo:Bilal Bhadur

The commercial hub Lal Chowk in Srinagar and in its adjoining areas on Friday observed a two-hour shutdown against the acid attack on a woman in Srinagar earlier this week.

All the shops and other commercial establishments in Lal Chowk and surrounding areas downed their shutters from noon as a mark of protest against the acid attack on the 30-year-old woman in Parraypora area of the city on Wednesday.

The victim was attacked when she was returning home from a coaching centre where she used to teach. The accused, Reyaz Ahmad Nath, who had been harassing the girl for last three years, and his accomplice Mudassir Ahmad have been arrested.

Meanwhile, the victim will be undergoing further treatment  in Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.

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