Srinagar: Clashes between youth and government forces took place once again in Nowhatta after Friday prayers concluded at the historic Jamia Masjid. Scores of youth carrying Pakistani, Jaish-e-Muhammad and Islamic flags marched towards police station Nowhatta raising pro-freedom slogans. Eyewitnesses said that a posse of police intercepted the youth 100 meters ahead of the police station, and clashes began.
At least three persons reportedly sustained injuries during the clashes.
The Joint Resistance leadership had called for peaceful protests on Friday and observe the day as Youm-Al-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir.