Kashmir: Pakistan flag hoisted in Shopian

Shopian: Youth hoisted Pakistani flags atop an electric pole at Goolchakri area of Shopian town on Thursday while holding protest demonstrations against the civilian killings by the government forces.

People on motorcycles came from nearby areas and held demonstrations in the area. The forces, however, later came and pulled off the flag triggering clashes between youths and the forces. The protesters, shouting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans, were attacked by heavy teargas shelling.