SRINAGAR (AFP) - Indian police Friday used teargas and batons to disperse hundreds of rock-throwing Kashmiris protesting against the holding of national elections in the revolt-hit region. The clashes left over a dozen people injured, police said, and came a day after Occupied Kashmirs summer capital Srinagar went to polls in the penultimate stage of Indias month-long elections, which end on May 13. Police said the clashes erupted in downtown Srinagar when riot police prevented hundreds of Muslims from marching towards key govt offices, including the Chief Ministers Secretariat. Police fired rubber bullets and used teargas to disperse the protesters, who were chanting, we want freedom and Allah is great.The protesters retaliated by pelting police with stones. APHC leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also led a protest march by hundreds of Kashmiris near Jamia Masjid.