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Video: Clashes erupt in downtown Srinagar after Friday prayers

After the culmination of congregational Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city, young boys took to the streets to protest against the civilian killings in Kashmir.
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Srinagar | Posted : Feb 17 2017 4:21PM | Updated: Feb 17 2017 4:25PM
Video: Clashes erupt in downtown Srinagar after Friday prayers
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Clashes erupted between government forces and youth after Friday prayers at several places in old Srinagar city.
After the culmination of congregational Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city, young boys took to the streets to protest against the civilian killings in Kashmir.
They were chanting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.
However, a heavy contingent of police and paramilitary forces deployed there intercepted the youth, triggering clashes.
Forces fired several rounds of tear-gas canisters to disperse the protesting youth.
There were reports of clashes from several areas of north and south Kashmir.