Srinagar: Clashes between government forces and protesters erupted in Arigam area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Saturday on former militant commander Burhan Wani’s first death anniversary.
Arigam is the ancestral area of Burhan.
The clashes erupted after scores of people in the area tried to break the cordon laid around Burhan’s home.
Forces used tear smoke shells against the stone pelting protesters triggering clashes.
There were no immediate reports of any injuries.