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Clashes in Nowhatta, dozens injured

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Srinagar :   Massive clashes between youth and the government forces erupted in Downtown Srinagar after Friday prayers, leaving dozens injured.

An eye witness said that people took out a rally soon after the culmination of congregational weekly prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta Srinagar.

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressed the gathering at the mosque.

However, forces deployed in the area fired tear gas and pellets to foil the protest, triggering further clashes.

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