Clashes in Srinagar after Army kills two

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Nov 5, 2014, 11:28 am IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 4:36 pm IST
The police fired teargas canisters into slogan-shouting crowds
Police detains Shia mourners after they tried to take out a procession defying restrictions to mark the 10th day of Muharram at Ghanta Ghar in Srinagar on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
 Police detains Shia mourners after they tried to take out a procession defying restrictions to mark the 10th day of Muharram at Ghanta Ghar in Srinagar on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
SrinagarIrate crowds on Tuesday, protesting against the killing of two local youths in Monday’s Army firing on a private car at a makeshift checkpoint, clashed with the police in Srinagar areas earlier placed under curfew.
 
The police fired teargas canisters into slogan-shouting crowds, which hurled back rocks and other projectiles at the police. Officials said these clashes were ‘minor’ and said the Valley remained peaceful.
 
Ban orders under Section 144 CrPC will continue in Srinagar on Wednesday as leaders like Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had called a one-day shutdown. J&K CM Omar Abdullah said that he had spoken to defence minister Arun Jaitley to demand an immediate, time-bound probe into the incident.
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