Clashes broke out between youth and government forces in Sopore town on Saturday.
As soon as the Eid prayers concluded at Markazi Jamia Masjid Sopore youth held protest demonstrations at main Bazaar area of town and tried to march towards Main Chowk. They were chanting pro-Islam and pro-freedom slogans.
The protesters later clashed with police and paramilitary forces who were already deployed in strength at main chowk area.
Youth hurled stones and bricks on the forces who lobbed tear shells and pellets to disperse the protesters.
However there was no report of any injuries.