Aerial firing in Batamaloo to quell protests

Srinagar: Police resorted to aerial firing in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Friday to quell pro-freedom protests.

Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Narrator that a number of youth took to streets after Friday prayers and assembled in Bazar Batamaloo to carry out a protest procession.

However, police fired several rounds of live ammunition and tear-gas shells to disperse the youth, an eyewitness said.

Till last reports came, heavy stone-pelting was going on in Siddiq Abad area Batamaloo.

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