The normal life in Valley was disrupted by the strike called by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the killings in south Kashmir.
All shops, business establishments, petrol pumps closed in the afternoon in view of the two-day shutdown called by separatists against the killings in south Kashmir.
The public transport disappeared from the road and business actively in the weekly Sunday Market in Srinagar also came to an early end.
The authorities deployed police and CRPF men in strength in downtown and other sensitive areas in Srinagar and other parts of Valley to maintain law and order and foil protests.
However, despite deployment of cops, youth took to roads at some places in downtown Srinagar and some other parts and clashed with police and CRPF men. The clashes continued for some time.
Authorities also suspended mobile internet services in the entire Valley.
A police official said the decision to snap internet services was taken as a precautionary measure to prevent mischievous elements from creating law and order problems.
The authorities also suspended train services in Kashmir as a precautionary step.
Meanwhile, Srinagar administration has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in 7 police station areas in Srinagar tomorrow.
An official said the areas where restrictions would be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, and partial in Maisuma, Kralkhud.