|Early Times Report|
Srinagar, Apr 21 Security forces today burst teargas shells to disperse protestors afterFriday prayers at various places in Kashmir valley, where demonstrations by students have witnessed upward spiral against use of disproportionate force by security forces on students in different educational institutes since April 15.
Trouble started immediately after Friday prayers were over in historic Jamia masjid, where hundreds of protestors took to streets outside the mosque.
Shouting anti-government and 'pro-freedom' slogans, the protestors tried to march towards main Nowhatta chowk.
However, security forces deployed in the area swung into action and stopped the demonstrators from moving ahead. As the protestors didn't back down, security forces burst teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators, who were regrouping and pelting stones.
Reports of clashes were coming from Maisuma, strong hold of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), where security forces burst teargas shells to disperse demonstrators, who took to streets after Friday prayers against action on students in various colleges and higher secondary schools since July 15.
Meanwhile, massive clashes also erupted after Friday prayers were over at Jamia Masjid in Sopore.
Shouting anti-forces and 'pro-freedom' slogans, hundreds of protestors took to streets outside Jamia masjid in Sopore after Friday prayers.
But, when the protestors tried to take out a protest march, security forces deployed in the area burst teargas shells to disperse the protestors, who were pelting stones.
Reports of clashes were coming from some other parts of the valley as well.