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Jammu, May 09: The villagers of Kathua district today staged a demonstration demanding for the retrieval of the body of the youth who was washed away in river Ravi on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway. While staging protest the villagers disrupted the traffic on NH demanding for a early search to trace the youth.

The youth was identified as Saeed Mohammad. He was crossing river Ravi when the water level increased and washed him away, the police said.

Long queues of vehicles were witnessed stranded on the roads. The officials reached the spot. After getting assurance from the officials the villagers ended their protest.