Shopian, Jan 10: The killing of youth in Kulgam sparked clashes in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
Pertinently, after the killing of a militant in Kulgam, clashes had erupted in his native Khadwani village resulting in the killing of a youth identified as Khalid Ahmed.
Reports said that protesters in Shopian took to roads and pelted stones on government forces. In response, Forces lobbed tear-smoke shells to disperse them.
Witnesses said that protesters raised pro-freedom and pro-Islamic slogans.
The clashes disrupted normal life for hours in the district. (CNS)