Budgam and its adjoining areas are observing a shutdown on Friday to protest against a mysterious fire incident at a revered Shia shrine during the night.
Alleging a ‘mischief’, locals said that somebody has tried to damage the shrine of Ayotollah Agha Syed Mehdi Al Safvi Al Mousvi (RA), however the fire was brought under control immediately.
The locals have announced a protest rally in the town after Friday prayers.
Local sources said that some LPG cylinders were recovered from the incident site by those who reached to control the fire alleging it a deliberate attempt.
2015 Kashmir Despatch