Srinagar: Police on Friday used teargas and batons to disperse groups of youth who defied strict restrictions and tried to stage demonstrations at two different places here, official sources said. Groups of youth chanting “pro-freedom” slogans took to the streets at Maisuma in the heart of the city and engaged in stone-pelting at police and paramilitary forces deployed there.

Police used tear gas and batons to disperse stone-pelting mobs at Noorbagh locality in downtown Srinagar, the sources said.

However, no one was injured in the clashes. — PTI

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