Srinagar: Clashes erupted in Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers

Srinagar: Clashes erupted in Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers
Picture: Muzamil Bhat

Srinagar: Massive clashes erupted between youth and forces at Jamia Masjid here in old city post-Friday prayers resulting in injuries to four persons.

Reports said soon after the prayers, the youth assembled outside the mosque and started chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. They later clashed with forces and pelted them with stones.

According to witnesses, police used tear-smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesting youth. Reports said around five youth have sustained pellet injuries during the clashes with forces.

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