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Five injured in clashes in Shopian

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Five civilians were injured on Sunday in clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Jammu and Kashmir's district following the killing of a militant

Stone-pelting youth clashed with the security forces in Sugan village, from which hailed Zeenatul Islam, who was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Saturday in district along with his associate.

The security forces fired in the air to disperse the protesters who resorted to violence while marching to attend the funeral of the militant

Police said five protesters sustained in these clashes. "They have been shifted to a hospital for treatment," a said.

Authorities have suspended passing through south as a precaution. Mobile were also suspended in and districts on Saturday.



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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 13:16 IST