Old city witnesses clashes

SRINAGAR: Parts of old Srinagar witnessed clashes between youths and government forces on Friday.
Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that youths, carrying green flags and raising pro-freedom slogans, appeared in the streets at Nowahatta after the prayers.
They tried to take out a rally, and pelted stones at the police and paramilitary CRPF men deployed in the area.
The forces fired tear smoke canisters at them, triggering clashes, which clashes spread to the adjoining areas and continued till evening.

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