#Day 26: Stone Pelting In Sopore; People offer Mid-Day Prayers In Main Bandipora Chowk

Mohammad Abu Bakr

SOPORE

KL Image: Mohammad Abu Bakr
A pro-freedom graffiti in Sopore. (KL Image: Mohammad Abu Bakr)

Volatile clashes broke out between forces and angry protesters in Warpora area of North Kashmir’s Sopore town.

The clashes was broke out early Wednesday morning as hundreds of youths chanted slogans in favour of “Azaadi” and “Go India Go Back”.

Day long clashes between forces and protesters in Warpora and other adjoining areas of Sopore resulted in injuries to various persons.

The youths pelted stones on Police Post Warpora in response to tear gas smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesters.

Three youths were injured and they were treated at a local dispensary “as they fear police cases if they go to sub-district hospital Spore”.

However, “Azaadi and Burhan’s Graffiti” on walls, roads, shutters and other places were painted.

Clashes were going on when last reports came in.

Meanwhile, hundreds of people on Wednesday offered Namaz-e-Zuhr at Gulshan Chowk in north Kashmir’s Bandipora District.

After offering prayers, people observed a sit-in for two hours at Gulshan Chowk to protest against recent civilian killings in Kashmir.

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