Srinagar: Massive protests erupted in various parts of Magam, Sumbal and adjoining areas in north Kashmir on Sunday against the rape of a 3-year-old girl.
Witnesses said that people from various localities took out protest marches, demanding an exemplary punishment to the accused.
At sumbal, the protestors blocked Bandipora- Srinagar and later marched towards main market Sumbal.
Scores of protesters have been injured during the day long clashes with government forces in Magam, reports said.
Police have already arrested the accused, who is a resident of Malikpora Trigam Sumbal.
Police have also constituted a special investigation team to investigate the matter.