Youth clash with forces in Beerwah; Internet suspended

Youth clash with forces in Beerwah; Internet suspended

Reports said that youth took to streets and tried to march towards the martyrs graveyard where a youth killed in army firing yesterday was laid to rest.

Clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Beerwah town of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday.

Reports said that youth took to streets and tried to march towards the martyrs graveyard where a youth killed in army firing yesterday was laid to rest.

They said forces deployed in the area resorted to tear smoke shelling to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes near the J&K bank.

Internet continues to remain suspended on the second consecutive day in Budgam district.

The service was suspended yesterday as a “precautionary measure”, said an official.