Watch J&K: Clashes erupt as locals suspect India's territorial Army man of being braid-chopper

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Oct 17, 2017, 02:20 PM IST

Reports said that locals caught hold of a Territorial Army man, suspecting him to be the braid-chopper. Photograph:(WION Web Team)

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The locals thrashed the TA soldier by suspecting him of being the braid-chopper ||

Clashes broke out between police and protesters in north Kashmir after a woman's braid was allegedly chopped off triggering massive protest in the area.

Locals in the area suspected a man belonging to India's territorial Army had cut the woman's braid, as a result some men in the area began hitting the solider even as army and police tried to rescue him. 

The incident took place at Reddi Chowkibal and Kralpora area of Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

Later, the protesters pelted stones at the forces with stones who retaliated by lobbing tear gas shells.