Day 46: Protest erupts in Shopian, 11 injured
At least 11 protesters were injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday as security forces opened fire at a crowd that was pelting stones on them.
According to reports, Army and SOG personnel were clearing roads that had been blocked by protesters in the Vihil and Nowgam area of Shopian when demonstrators clashed with them.
“Eleven people were injured in Nowgam,” a senior police officer said, adding three of the injured were brought to Srinagar for treatment.
The authorities continued restrictions in many parts of Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as life remained paralysed for the 46th consecutive day.