Eight persons were injured during clashes between government forces and protesters in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Clashes between youth and government forces in Pulwama.
Kl Image by Bilal Bahadur

Reports said that soon after slain Hizb militant Mussavir Wani was laid to rest at his ancestral village graveyard on Saturday, the youth took to streets and clashed with the forces deployed in the area.

Hospital sources said that eight protesters injured in the clashes were shifted to a local hospital for treatment where from two injured was referred to a hospital in Srinagar for specialized treatment.

KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Earlier, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Wani who was killed yesterday in a brief shootout in Kangan village of the district.

The clashes were going on at various places in the district when this report was being filed.


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