Indian policemen arrest 9-year-old boy, stopped media men, threatens to shoot photographers in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 16, 2015:  Clashes between Indian armed forces and youth erupted in Nowhatta,Gojwara, Rajouri Kadal and Rajouri Kadal, eyewitnesses said in Srinagar after Friday prayers.  Indian paramilitary forces and police personnel fired teargas shells and pepper pellets  on protesters.
As clashes between forces and protesters continued, there was also a confrontation between the indian police and media persons when the Indian paramilitary forces and police personnel tried to stop photographers from clicking pictures of a minor boy who was being whisked away in a police vehicle.  
Soon after Friday congregation prayers, dozens of youth chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
“We tried to click pictures of a 9-year-old boy (a 3rd year student being taken away by policemen, but they stopped us. Some of us protested that we were simply doing our job. This angered the policemen,” a photographer who witnessed the incident said. He added that the police tried to mask the minor’s face when they saw photographers clicking pictures of the incident. There was an angry exchange of words, with the policemen even threatening to shoot the photographers.