Braid-Cutting incidents trigger protests, clashes in different areas in Occupied Kashmir

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Braid-Cutting incidents trigger protests, clashes in different areas in Occupied Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, fresh incidents of braid-cutting triggered protests and clashes in Srinagar, Baramulla, Pulwama and Ganderbal districts.

People including women and youth took to the streets in Maisuma area of Srinagar. The protesters raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Clashes also broke out between the protesters and Indian police personnel, who fired dozens of teargas shells and pellets on the protestors injuring many including a journalist photographer working with an Urdu daily.

In Baramulla district, two fresh incidents of braid chopping were reported.

Meanwhile, lawyers also took out a protest march in Baramulla town against the unabated braid chopping incidents.