Sopore : Clashes erupted in Jamia Masjid area of Sopore after Friday congregational prayers between protesters and the government forces.
Shouting anti-forces and pro-freedom slogans, hundreds of youth took to streets outside Jamia masjid in Sopore sson after the prayers.
Protestors, mainly youth who had assembled near Jamia Masjid road started throwing stones at forces who in return used heavy tear gas shelling to disperse them.
Witnesses said that forces in the area retaliated by lobbing tear gas shells, and sound grenades to disperse the stone-throwing youths.
No injuries were reported so far, however clashes were going on when reports last came in.