Protestors block Sopore-Baramulla Highway

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Demand restoration of power supply

Mohammad Iqbal Mir

Sopore, Oct 24: Residents of Chankhan area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Wednesday protested against the suspension of electricity supply to the area from past one week.
Reports said scores of people including women blocked Sopore-Baramulla Highway at Chankhan and raised slogans against the PDD department. They were calling for restoration of power supply in the area at earliest.
Reports said that large number of vehicles, remained stranded on both sides of the highway creating difficulties for thousands of people, including women and children.
Later, a team of police reached the spot and assured protestors that matter will be taken with higher authorities.