Indian government forces fired tear gas and pellet guns to quell a protest by hundreds of rock-throwing Kashmiris shortly after Friday prayers in Indian-controlled Kashmir, according to police.
The protesters had gathered in support of the separatist call for June 24 to be observed as Kashmir day.
Anti-India sentiment runs deep in Kashmir.
- Protesters throwing stones; tear gas exploding; protesters running for cover as police chase them Police firing pellets and tear gas. Police man firing tear gas. Various of protesters throwing stones. Various of police firing rubber bullets;protesters throwing stones. Police firing tear gas.