Srinagar: Clashes erupted near the encounter site between the government forces and youth on Friday in Palhalan area of North Kashmir’s in district Baramulla.
Sources said that hundreds of youth assembled near the encounter site pelted stones on forces to disrupt gunfight between militants and forces, shouting pro-freedom and anti-government slogans, triggering massive clashes triggering massive clashes in Tantraypora of Palhalan village.
Government forces retaliated the protestors by tear gas smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesters.
Reports also said that announcements were also made by the protestors in the nearby mosques asking others to come out.
Clashes were going on when last reports came.