Army vehicle crushed a school going nine year old girl to death in Zainapora village of Shopian district in southern part of Kashmir Thursday morning.
The girl has been identified as Zeeshan, a resident of Aglar village.
As the news about the after the death of the girl spread in the adjoining villages, hundreds of people including women and students hit the roads.
Police and paramilitary forces resorted to tear smoke shelling to disperse the protesters.
Officials at Police station Zainapora informed Kashmir Life that the Army vehicle belonged to Rashtriya Rifles.