ASP, Contable Among 6 Injured In Stone Pelting After Eid Prayers In Kashmir

SRINAGAR, JULY 06:  Six persons including a senior police officer were injured in clashes between protesters and security personnel that broke out today after Eid prayers in the Kashmir Valley, reports said.

ASP JK Police,  Mubashir Bukhari was injured in the stomach during stonepelting at Janglat Mandi in Anantnag district, while a constable was injured during clashes with protesters at Hyderpora chowk in the outskirts of the city, the official said.

Four persons  were injured in clashes at Safakadal near Eidgah in the city as security personnel fired pellet guns and tear smoke shells to disperse the stone-pelting mob, the official said.

All the injured have been admitted to nearby SMHS hospital, he added.

As per reports, Authorities had placed top separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik under house arrest, fearing their presence at large Eid gatherings could spark violence, he said.

 

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