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Protests turn violent after 3 groups clash outside Indian mission in London

There were no reports of injuries during the clash, which involved several police officers intervening to control the few dozen protesters

Press Trust of India  |  London 

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A clash broke out between groups of rival demonstrators assembled outside the in on Saturday.

said one man was arrested for "breach of peace" during a face-off between UK-based Kashmiri and pro-Khalistan outfits chanting anti-slogans and counter protesters chanting pro-Modi slogans.

The said the man was later "de-arrested, with no further action".

Members of groups such as the (OPWC) and clashed with counter-protesters from groups including the Friends of Society, UK, during a demonstration called to protest against "atrocities on ethnic minorities in India".

There were no reports of during the clash, which involved several police officers intervening to control the few dozen protesters.

Images and videos of the clash have since been posted on social media, with either side blaming the other for turning a peaceful protest violent.

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First Published: Sun, March 10 2019. 04:49 IST
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