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Fresh clashes erupt in J&K's Pulwama; at least 62 injured

Fresh clashes erupted between security personnel and protestors at Karimabad village in Pulwama district of Jammua and Kashmir on Sunday.


Fresh clashes erupt in J&K's Pulwama; at least 62 injured
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Srinagar: Fresh clashes erupted between security personnel and protestors at Karimabad village in Pulwama district of Jammua and Kashmir on Sunday.

According to CNN-News18, at least 12 CRPF jawans and 50 protesters are said to have been injured in clashes that erupted early today. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospitals and many are said to have been admitted with deep injuries.

As per the report, scores of people were left injured in clashes that were triggered by security forces' raids in Karimabad village today.

A witness told media that protesters took to streets against excesses of forces and arrests of some youths during the raid adding that the forces deployed in strength finally resorted to using pellet guns and teargas shells to disperse the crowd.

Yesterday, two protesters were killed in clashes with security forces in Anantnag and Shopian districts and over 100 were left injured in protests across the Valley.

Over 12,000 civilians and security personnel have been injured in the unrest that began a day after Burhan Wani's killing.

All educational institutions, main markets and public transport have remained suspended across the Valley.

Although the Eid-ul-Zuha festival falls on Tuesday, there was no traditional hustle and bustle in the Valley.

The valley has been observing a separatist-called shutdown for over two months. Separatists have asked people to stage a protest march to the headquarters of the UN Military Observers Group in Srinagar.

Last week, an all-party delegation led by Rajnath Singh visited the valley to review the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley, during which they interacted with various political parties and stakeholders.

From Zee News

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