Srinagar: Clashes erupted in Pulwama Township of southern Pulwama district after Friday prayers triggering shutdown in the town.
Witnesses said that scores of youths took out a Pro-freedom rally after the congregational prayers.
The protesters on reaching near Murran chowk clashed with forces who were deployed in strength in the area.
As per eyewitnesses the youths attacked the forces with stones who resorted to heavy teargas shelling. The cashes later spread to Rajpora chowk, they said.
However there were no reports of injuries during the ongoing clashes. Witnesses said that clashes triggered shutdown in most market places of the town.