Srinagar: Government forces on Saturday resorted to tear smoke shelling and chili gas firing on mourners of Qaisar Amin Bhat, the Fateh Kadal youth who was run over to death at Nowhatta by a CRPF vehicle on Friday.
Local sources said that many sustained injuries in forces action at Fateh Kadal chowk.
Earlier a large number of people participated in the last rites of slain Qaiser. They participated in his funeral prayers and amid high pitched sloganeering, shouldered his body to Mazar-e-Shuhda.
Kaiser, 21, was crushed down by the Central Reserve Police Force vehicle in the downtown area of Nowhatta during protests on Friday.