Clashes erupt in south Kashmir’s Anantnag

Clashes erupt in south Kashmir’s Anantnag

Forces deployed in Reshi bazaar area of the main town fired several tear-gas canisters to disperse the protesting youth triggering clashes in the area.

Khalid Gul

Anantnag,

Jun 8 2018

Massive clashes erupted between youth and government forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag after Friday prayers.

Reports said soon after culmination of Friday prayers a large number of youth took to streets to protests against the Israeli occupation of Jerusalem and Palestine. The last Friday of Ramadhan is observed every year as Al-Quds Day across Muslim world in support of Palestinian cause and freedom.

Forces deployed in Reshi bazaar area of the main town fired several tear-gas canisters to disperse the protesting youth triggering clashes in the area.
Clashes were going on when this report was filed.