Trehgam Killing: Friday prayers barred in local Jamias, protests erupt

Srinagar

Authorities today didn’t allow people to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Trehgam Kupwara and Jamia Majid Chekpora Trehgam.

Soon after the Friday prayers, clashes were also reported from Trehgam town between youth and government forces. In Kralpora, a group of youth took out the protest rally against the killing of Khalid Gaffar. Khalid was killed in an army firing on Wednesday late evening.

An official said that while in other places of the district, Friday prayers concluded peacefully.

 

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