Kupwara, Jun 05: Several protesters took to streets in Kupwara Town and raised slogans., waving the Pakistan national flag on the day of Eid ul-Fitr. Unidentified persons also pelted stones on security forces. Clashes erupted between youth and forces post Eid prayers in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
“The incident took place on Wednesday after people gathered together for morning namaz at a mosque (Markazi Jamia Masjid Kupwara) on Eid.”
Eyewitnesses said that the youth also pelted forces with stones who in retaliation used tear gas canisters to disperse the agitating youth.
Clashes were going on when the report was last filed.