Srinagar: Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in the northern town of Sopore after Friday congregational prayers.
As per reports scores of protesters were stopped from marching towards the main chowk of the apple town after they raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans after the prayers.
The protesters pelted stones on forces triggering clashes, local sources said.
Meanwhile, in the Tahab area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, protesters protesting against the killing of Aamir Nazir at the hands of forces on Thursday clashed with forces.
Forces used tear smoke shells to disperse the protesters.