Municipal Polls: Clashes in Bagh-e-Mehtab, Machoo area of Srinagar

In the Bagh-e-Mehtab and Machoo area of Srinagar clashes erupted during the ongoing Municipal polls. Reports said that youth took to streets amid a complete shutdown and pelted stones at the forces deployed near railway bridge for the conduct of municipal polls.

They said the forces responded by firing teargas shells, triggering further clashes. Meanwhile, 3.5 per cent polling was recorded in three wards of Srinagar until 11 am.

Earlier, A Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate was injured when angry protesters attacked him with stones in Bandipora district.

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