7 youths injured in clashes after Eid prayers in Sopore

At least seven youths were injured in clashes with police and paramilitary forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district after Eid prayers on Wednesday.

Witnesses said that clashes erupted after forces used teargas and chilli-grenades to disperse group of youths hoisting IS flags at Jamia Masjid.

The protesters pelted stones on the CRPF bunker in the town.

In the ensuing clashes, at least seven youths were injured while three others were detained by the forces.

The injured were shifted to Sub-District hospital Sopore for treatment.

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