After Friday Prayers Clashes erupted at Anantnag and Sopore……..

A group of youth assembled outside the Jamia Masjid in Sopore after Friday prayers and staged a protest against the US action on Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin.

Joint Resistance Leadership had called for protests after Friday prayers against the tagging of Salahuddin as a “global terrorist”.

Forces deployed in the area resorted to tear smoke shelling as soon as the protesters tried to march towards the main Bazar.

The protesters retaliated by hurling stones, triggering clashes.

Clashes are also going on between the protesters and Government forces in Reshi Bazar area of Anantnag town.

Forces fired  tear smoke Canisters to disperse protesters.


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