Communal clashes broke out at Poond in Basohli of Kathua region of Jammu today after an alleged case of cow slaughter came to notice. Tension gripped the city immediately.
District administration immediately tried to took control of the situation by imposing SECTION 144 in Poond, Bani Basoli.
Meanwhile, the protesters went on rampage and set several shops on fire. The protesters from both sides restored to stone pelting.
According to the official spokesperson, the situation is very tense but under control. Those injured in stone pelting incident have been admitted to SDH Basohli. More reports are awaited.
Army has been called in to handle the situation.