A person has been died as the security forces allegedly opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in the district in the valley.
Police used batons to chase away a group of youths who blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway at Palhalan in Pattan area.
According the police sources, the protesters indulged in heavy stone pelting, prompting security forces to open fire.
Schools and other educational institutions remained closed, while work in government and semi-government offices, banks, courts and other establishments was partially affected.
However, other parts of the Valley remained by and large peaceful, residents of Batmaloo in central Srinagar staged a sit-in protest in their area demanding removal of CRPF picket.