Heavy clashes erupted between youth and government forces in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday.
Soon after the culmination of Friday prayers, hundreds of protesters tried to march towards main town from Jamia Masjid Hajin, however, they were stopped by government forces.
Forces fired several tear-gas canisters to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes.
Meanwhile, protests also erupted in Ajas area of Bandipora.
Clashes were are going on till last reports came in.