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5 injured in clash between protesters, security forces

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Five persons were today injured in a clash between protesters and in Pulwama town in south Kashmir.

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

He said the resorted to baton charge and fired several tear smoke shells to disperse the protestors.

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

At least, five persons were hurt during the clash, the official said.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 15:32 IST