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6 injured in clashes in Srinagar, Pulwama

6 injured in clashes in Srinagar, Pulwama
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At least six persons were injured on Friday as clashes broke out between protestors and security forces in Nowhatta area of the city and Pulwama district in south Kashmir.  

Srinagar: At least six persons were injured on Friday as clashes broke out between protestors and security forces in Nowhatta area of the city and Pulwama district in south Kashmir.

Clashes broke out in Nowhatta area soon after the Friday prayers concluded inside the historic Jamia Masjid here as groups of youth indulged in stone pelting on police personnel in the area, a police official said.

The security forces fired tear smoke shells and used batons to chase the miscreants, the official said. He said at least three persons were injured in the clashes which were going on till last reports came in.

Among the injured is chief photojournalist of PTI S Irfan, who had gone to cover the incident. "As the security forces were chasing away the protestors, I tried to take a safe position during which my safety helmet came off.

As i turned to pick up the helmet, I was struck by a stone," Irfan said.

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