Authorities have imposed night curfew in Kishtwar and Rajouri districts and Banihal area of Ramban district.
Snowfall and rains have forced the closure of Srinagar-Leh National Highway, Mughal Road and Bandipora-Gurez Road in north Kashmir.
In Kashmir, A Rumour That The Indian Army Was Behind The Explosion That Killed 7 Civilians Finds Many Takers
Many have questioned why security forces did not sanitise the neighbourhood after a seven-hour encounter with armed gunmen.
"I am watching this bloodshed as a policeman and my conscience keeps on questioning me."
'Blind adherence to use of force could do irreparable damage'
Government fears large-scale protests like last year.
Bhat was gunned down in an encounter on Saturday.
Fresh violence has hit the Valley after the death of the Hizbul commander.
Stone-pelting at around 5o places.
Twenty-two social media sites and apps had been banned in April.