Srinagar: Clashes between the protesters and the government forces erupted at Palhalan, Pattan in Baramulla district on Monday.
The clashes started after the Zuhur prayers when protesters raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans started marching towards the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway, local sources said.
However, the men in uniform deployed in heavy numbers swung into action and stopped them near Eidgah, Raipora.
“Police and forces fired tear smoke shells on stone pelting protesters resulting in heavy clashes,” they said.
The clashes were going on till reports last came in.