December 2017 News

Clashes, Teargassing In Anantnag

1 December 2017
Kashmir Times

Srinagar: Police and security forces today fired smoke shells and resorted to lathi-charge to disperse protestors after Friday prayers in Anantnag. The protestors pelted stones on cops. Reports said soon after the Friday prayers, people in different areas took to streets and held demonstrations. They were chased by security forces chased away amid sloganeering. However, the protestors re-grouped themselves and pelted stones on the security forces. The forces fired tear smoke shells to disperse the stone pelting protesters. However, there was no report of anybody getting injured. The clashes were witnessed at Lal Chowk, Rishi Bazar and Janglat Mandi areas. Later police and security forces were able to bring the situation under control by dispersing the protestors.