Youth injured in Srinagar protest
SRINAGAR: A youth was seriously injured during clashes between stone-pelters and police in old city on Friday. While reports said the youth was hit by pellets fired by police after Friday prayers in Nawhatta, but police maintained that the cause of injury was debatable. “We can’t be sure of what caused the injury ,” a police officer of Srinagar said.
The officer said that they were targeted with stones by the youth as they were withdrawing from Nawhatta post the Friday prayers. Meanwhile, restrictions were imposed in some parts of the city to prevent processions by Shia Muslims on Muharram.HTC