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Clashes in Jammu and Kashmir between security forces and stone pelters

Several persons were injured in the security forces' action, he said, adding four of them have been referred to a hospital here for specialized treatment.


PTI 04 Aug 2018, 08:50 AM India
  • He said the security forces fired pellets and live rounds in the air to disperse the mob in face of relentless stone-pelting. (Image Credit: Twitter)

At least 10 people were injured today as clashes broke out between security forces and stone-pelters near an encounter site in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir where five militants were killed during an overnight operation, police said.

Hundreds of protesters assembled near the encounter site in Kiloora village after the five militants were killed in a gunbattle and started pelting security forces with stones, a police official said.

He said the security forces fired pellets and live rounds in the air to disperse the mob in face of relentless stone-pelting.

Several persons were injured in the security forces' action, he said, adding four of them have been referred to a hospital here for specialized treatment.

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