Baramulla: The villagers of Khoor in Pattan area of Baramulla district Monday staged a protest against the non-availability of drinking water supply in the area for past several days. The protesters blocked the Pattan-Magam road for hours and stopped the traffic movement in the area. Protesters alleged that they were being forced to drink dirty water from nearby streams as the taps were running dry.
Later, a police team from Pattan police station reached the spot and assured protesters that they will forward they will inform the concerned department to look into their grievance. The protesters later dispersed peacefully.