Sopore : Dozens of youths today staged violent anti-India protests in north kashmir’s sopore town after Friday prayers.
Eyewitnesses told that the youths staged pro-freedom and anti-India slogans at main chowk sopore after friday prayers against the protest call which was given by Syed Ali Shah Gelani and Other Separatist leaders against the establishment of proposal sanik colony.
The youths were shouting slogans in favour of Islam,and the youths later resorted to intense stone-pelting on government forces in the area who retaliated by lobbing tear smoke canisters.
As the clashes intensified, the shopkeepers closed down their shops and traffic was also affected. Police summoned additional security personnel in the area while the clashes were continued till last reports reach. No one was reported to be injured.
2015 Kashmir Despatch