Despite Snowfall, Intense Clashes Erupt Near Encounter Site in Shopian

November 03

Intense Clashes have erupted between protesters and government forces in the Khudpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district where a gunfight between militants and forces is underway.

A Local told The Kashmiriyat that scores of protesters including women assembled and pelted stones on forces who responded to intense tear smoke shelling.

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Announcements are being made on loudspeakers in the mosques asking others to come out, a local told The Kashmiriyat.

People in large numbers from adjacent areas shouting pro independence and pro Militancy slogans are trying marching towards the encounter site despite snowfall.

Meanwhile Mobile and Internet Services are likely to be barred in South Kashmir’s Shopian District.

Author: News Desk

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