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Clashes erupt in central Kashmir areas

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Srinagar: Clashes erupted between protestors and government forces in different areas of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday following the Shopian civilian killings.
Protests erupted in several areas of the district including Narbal, Chadoora, and Kralpora, sources said.

They said that youth, angered over the killings, took to streets and clashes with the forces deployed in their areas.

Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed across the district to protest the killings.

Two militants and four civilians were killed in army firing in Pahnoo village of Shopian yesterday.

The body of one militant identified as Ashiq Hussain Bhat from the Lashkar-e-Tabia (LeT) militant outfit, was recovered today from an orchard at Saidpora area. He was missing since November 13, 2017,” said a police spokesman.

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