Srinagar: Clashes between the government forces and protesters erupted at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.
Local sources told Kashmir Reader that soon after the congregational prayers in Jamia masjid, Sopore hundreds of people assembled outside the mosque and started raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
The protesters started marching towards the main chowk however, the men in uniform deployed in numbers swung into action and stopped them.
The protesting youths pelted stones on the forces who retaliated with tear smoke shells resulting in clashes.
The clashes were going on till reports last came in, they said, however, there were no reports of any injury so far.