Srinagar, July 8:- Intense clashes erupted in South Kashmir’s Pulwama town after army “brought down banners” in Karimabad area of the district.
Reports and witnesses said that locals had raised banners in honour of slain militants near Martyrs Graveyard Karimabad.
“Army men in a Casper came and brought down the banners inviting strong reaction from youth,” a local said.
He added that the action by army resulted in stone pelting and later CRPF and police men responded with tear gas shelling and aerial firing.
Following unrest in Karimabad, business men in main Pulwama Square brought down shutters and whole area observed shutdown while locals including men and women came out on roads.