Thousands of people hit to roads near Zainakote Srinagar protested the killing of local militant Dawood Ahmed.
Reports said that thousands of people from Mustafa Abad, Umar Abad, HMT and adjoining areas assembled near Zainakoot and blocked Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road.
People used public address system while patriotic numbers were played on loudspeakers in the area.
All the vehicles came to a grinding halt, while according to eyewitnesses high pitched pro-freedom slogans were with people waiting for the body of slain militant.
Reports said that agitated youth pelted stones on government forces who responded with tear-smoke shelling. The clashes continued for hours together. A fleet of vehicles got stranded on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road. The road remained closed almost for whole day while a sea of people waited for the body of Dawood Ahmed Sofi. (CNS)