Srinagar: Government forces open fire on protesters at Village Hafroo in Chadoora Township of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, on Thursday afternoon, reports said.
Clashes also erupted in several parts of this district amid polling for the second phase of parliamentary polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Witnesses said that the clashes ensued at several places including in main town Beerwah, Kandoora, Chewdara, Kawoosa and Rathsun villages.
They said that the youths pelted stones on government forces deployed for polling duty and polling stations.
Earlier government forces retaliated using tear smoke shells and pellets.
The clashes were going on when this report was being filed.