Shutdown in Valley; Clashes in Sopore

KL News Network

Srinagar

Photo by Muhammad Abu Bakar

A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley on Friday on the call of joint resistance leadership.

All shops and business establishments are closed while as public transport is mostly off the roads in Srinagar.

Reports of shutdown have also reached from other district headquarters of the valley.

Meanwhile, clashes erupted in spore after congregational prayers.

People assembled after the prayers near the Jamia Masjid and staged the protests demanding the release of the youths who have been arrested during the summer uprising.

Raising pro-freedom slogans the protesters marched towards the main chowk Sopore.

However, a huge contingent of forces intercepted them triggering clashes. Clashes were going on when this report was being filed.

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