Clashes erupt in Anantnag, Sopore

Srinagar: Intense clashes between government forces and protesters erupted in Anantnag town of south Kashmir soon after the Friday prayers.
Local sources said that forces retaliated with heavy tear smoke shelling and stun grenade firing to stone pelting resulting in complete shutdown in and around Lal Chowk of the south Kashmir town.
Meanwhile, reports of clashes have also come from north Kashmir’s Sopore town.
Pertinently, resistance leaders and United Jihad Council (UJC) had called for protests against announcing of UJC chief Syed Salahuddin “a global terrorist” by US State Department.