Four injured in violence in Srinagar

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 13:51

Srinagar: At least four persons were
injured, one of them seriously, when police opened fire to
quell a stone-pelting mob in Maisuma locality of the city
Monday.

A group of youths staged a demonstration in Maisuma in
the heart of the city and were asked by police to disperse.
However, they resorted to stone-pelting following which police
used force, police said.

Four persons were injured, one of them critically,
they said.

The critically wounded person, who has received pellet
injuries, was rushed to a hospital where he was being operated
upon, police said.

They said a clash between a group of stone pelters and
law enforcing agencies was also going on at Tengpora bye-pass
area of Batmaloo.

PTI



First Published: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 13:51

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