KL NEWS NETWORK
Heavy clashes broke out early Sunday against the proposed “Big International Kashmir Marathon” in University of Kashmir Hazratbal campus.
First of its kind, the twenty-one-kilometre marathon was to begin from Naseem Bagh at Kashmir University and go along the shores of Dal Lake.
Reports reaching here said that youth shouted slogans in favour of freedom and pelted rocks on the forces guarding the venue in the varsity.
“Police and paramilitary forces resorted to tear gas shaelling on protesters at Habak crossing near the venue,” the reports said. “The marathon has been turned into a disaster.”