20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces in Pulwama

15 April 2017, 06:18 PM
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At least 20 people have been injured in a clash between protesters and security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.

A group of youths started shouting slogans and hurling stones at security forces near Degree College, Pulwama, this afternoon, a police official said.

The security personnel resorted to baton charge and fired several tear smoke shells to disperse the protestors. At least 20 people were injured in the clash, he said.

There were unconfirmed reports of security forces firing a few warning shots in the air.

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First Published: Saturday, April 15, 2017 06:13 PM
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