A unidentified youth who was injured by pellets was shifted to Srinagar for advanced treatment.
Local correspondent reports said Shopian district is witnessing mayhem around this time as massive protests erupted after Friday congregational prayers and forces used shelling to disperse the protestors.
“One youth was injured at Meemandar as he was hit by pellets in head,” report said, “Shopian SP himself took the injured boy in his gypsy and shifted him to sub-district hospital.”
The identity of the injured could not be immediately ascertained. “He was shifted to Srinagar for treatment.”
The reports said that clashes were going at Heer pora, Kani Pora, Arkhara, Hillow, Bongam, Bon Bazaar areas in the district.
At PHC Vihal, at least 5 injured persons were injured.