Clashes erupt in Kashmir after Eid prayers

Protestors clashed with Indian security forces after Eid prayers in several parts of Kashmir.

Clashes after Eid prayers

Protestors clashed with Indian security forces after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir, mainly Anantnag, Pulwama, Sopore, Pattan (of Baramulla district) and Srinagar. (AFP)

Stone-pelting amid clashes

Cases of stone-pelting were recorded in Janglat Mandi and Anantnag where protestors and security forces clashed after Eid prayers. (AFP)

Security forces use tear-gas shells

Police and security forces had to use tear-gas shells to disband the protesters in Anantnag. (AFP)

'Maximum restraint'

"The security forces are exercising maximum restraint while dealing with the stone-pelting mob at these places," a senior police officer at Srinagar district said. (AFP)

Pakistan flags raised

Protesters raised Pakistan flags and shouted pro-Pakistan slogans while clashing with security forces in Srinagar.

Kashmir has been on the boil for several months with clashes reported across the region. (AFP)

Kashmir clashes

The Islamic fasting month of Ramzan, which ended with the Eid al-Fitr feast has seen several clashes between security forces and Kashmiri protesters. (AFP)

Burhan Wani

Kashmir has been in a constant state of unrest since Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed on June 8, 2016.

(AFP)

Cop lynched to death last week

An angry mob lynched a police officer to death outside a mosque in Kashmir on Thursday night.

Mohammad Ayub Pandith was taking pictures with his mobile phone outside the Jamia Masjid mosque in Srinagar during the festival of Lailat-ul-Qadr, when he was confronted by a group of people and lynched to death. (AFP)