Aerial firing during clashes in Pakherpora Budgam

Clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Pakherpora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.
Aerial firing during clashes in Pakherpora Budgam
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Clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Pakherpora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Friday.

Reports said that youth pelted stones on forces at Pakherpora Bus Stand who were returning after carrying out a cordon-and-search-operation in Charipora area.

The forces responded by firing teargas shells to disperse the protesters. However, the protesters refused to relent.

They said that forces resorted to aerial firing to break up the protesters.

There was no immediate report of any injuries.

More details are awaited.

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