Srinagar: Soon after the clashes between protesters and government forces at Nowhatta, which resulted in injuring of at least two dozen persons, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Friday condemned the deployment and forces action.
“Heavy deployment of Govt forces around JamaMasjid even in this holy month leading to tension& agitation. Dozens of civilians injured after forces resorted to pellet &teargas shelling!large number of people unable to come out of the mosque. Condemn the deployment and forces action,” Mirwaiz tweeted.
Earlier at least two dozen persons sustained injuries after clashes erupted in the area.
Witnesses said that several had pellet injuries in their eyes.