Clashes, protests in Anantnag after fresh braid-cutting incident

Clashes erupted in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Saturday following fresh braid-chopping incidents in south Kashmir.

According to the reports, the latest braid-chopping incident took place in Nihama area of the Kulgam district at 10 am today.

Reports said that the victim is mother of three children, and is under treatment at Public Health Center Nihama.

The clashes took place in Lal Chowk area of Anantnag town against the unabated braid chopping incidents in the district.

Police lobbed several tear-gas shells to disperse the crowd, triggering clashes in the area. The clashes soon spread to other areas of the town including Achabal Adda and old town localities of Reeshi Bazar.

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