Clashes outside Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers

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By Fast Kashmir on 25/08/2017.

Clashes outside Jamia Masjid after Friday prayers

Srinagar, May 26: Clashes erupted outside Jama Masjid Srinagar today after Friday prayers today during which few youth sustained injuries.

Pic by, Shah Jehangir/FK 


Soon after Friday prayers concluded in Jama Masjid in Nowhatta area of Old City, youth staged protests and clashed with forces deployed in the area. Police fired teargas canisters and pellets to disperse the stone-throwers who however continued pelting stones.

Pic by, Shah Jehangir/FK 


The youths waved black flags and posters of ‘Ansar Ghazwatul Hind’ outfit led by Zakir Musa. The clashes in Jama Masjid area continued for several hours. During stone-pelting, some youths sustained injuries of minor nature. The trade activities in Jamia market came to standstill due to clashes.(GNS)

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