Srinagar Sep 21: At least seven youth were detained after government forces ‘laid a trap’ during minor clashes in Old City’s Nawab Bazar area, residents said on Saturday, while clashes reported from Baramulla and Bandipora
Residents told media that some youth were hurling stones on a Central Reserve Police Force camp. “Police in armoured vehicles, in order to nab them, surrounded them and bundled them,” they said. The identity of the youth was not known yet. The police action created panic in the area, witnesses said.
Meanwhile, reports from Baramulla said that clashes broke out between youth and government forces on the two bridges of the town.
In neighbouring Bandipora, locals alleged that army went berserk and thrashed people. The town witnessed stone-throwing clashes, reports said.