Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was disrupted for over three hours following massive protests after a Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle hit and killed a youth in south Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.
The BSF driver has been arrested and a vehicle seized , a senior police officer said.
Hundreds of people hit the streets at Vessu on the highway when a BSF vehicle hit and critically wounded a youth this afternoon. The youth later died in the hospital.
The demonstrators blocked the highway at 1245 hrs with the results hundreds of vehicles got stranded on both sides.
However, senior civil and police officials reached the spot and assured the agitators that action under law will be taken against the driver.