Massive clashes in Baramulla, Palhallan after youths attack police posts

Massive clashes are underway in Baramulla town in north Kashmir against the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with government forces last evening.

Earlier, thousands of youths took out a rally to main chowk where they shouted slogans to eulogise young Burhan.

Later, the protesters marched towards the Tehsil road where they attacked a police station with rocks.

Police and paramilitary forces swung into action and pushed the protesters towards Cement bridge where massive clashes are going on.

Similarly, in Palhallan locality, youths attacked a police post on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway.

Forces responded with teargas shelling, pushing the youths towards the interiors of the locality where clashes are going on.

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