Protesters block highway, attack BSF vehicle in Ladoora

Baramulla: A Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle was attacked this morning in Ladoora area here by a group of people, who were protesting over the death of a minor in an explosion caused due to the alleged negligence of the government forces.

Groups of people, mostly youth hit the streets in Ladoora, Rafiabad this morning and staged protests against the government forces, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Chanting slogans, the protesters blocked Baramulla-Kupwara highway to register their anger over the death of a minor boy, who died while fiddling with an explosive device left unattended by the government forces at an encounter site on Wednesday.

Angry protesters pelted rocks at a BSF vehicle that passed through the area. The protests were going on when the last reports came in.