Protests erupt after Eid prayers

Protests erupt after Eid prayers

Srinagar Aug 9: A number of people were injured in clashes which erupted soon after Eid prayers were offered in Eidgah Srinagar.Reports suggest that large number of people resorted to heavy stone pelting on police and in ensued clashes at least two dozen people were injured of whom some were referred to SKIMS Soura. Police used tear gas shells and pellet guns to disperse the mob. A flag was also burnt by the mob. Situation is stated to be tense.Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Syed Ali Geelani had called for peaceful protests after Eid prayers.

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