Shopkeepers down shutters as clashes spread in downtown, Srinagar

Shopkeepers down shutters as clashes spread in downtown, Srinagar

Srinagar: Shopkeepers brought down the shutters in adjoining areas of historic Jamia Masjid Nawhatta Srinagar after clashes intensified between youth and government forces post Friday congregational prayers, reports said.
Reports said that government forces fired pellets to disperse the protesting youth in which five people were hit by pellets.

The clashes were going on when this report was filed.