Shopian killings backlash: Clashes erupt in Downtown Srinagar

Clashes erupted between forces and youth at various places in Srinagar’s old city on Sunday soon after the news about the killings of militants in south Kashmir gunfights reached here.
Shopian killings backlash: Clashes erupt in Downtown Srinagar. Photo: Aman Farooq/GK
Shopian killings backlash: Clashes erupt in Downtown Srinagar. Photo: Aman Farooq/GK

Clashes erupted between forces and youth at various places in Srinagar's old city on Sunday soon after the news about the killings of militants in south Kashmir gunfights reached here.

Reports said that the youth came out on roads as soon as the word about the killings of militants in separate gunfights in south Kashmir reached Srinagar areas, triggering clashes in the areas.

All the business establishments were closed and transport vanished from the roads in these areas within no time, reports said.

The clashes were reported from Nawab Bazar, Rajouri Kadal, Nawa Kadal, Habba Kadal and Maisuma areas of the city.

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