In north Kashmir’s Bandipore, protesters tried to set ablaze the office of Border Roads Organization. The police used teargas shells and pellets to disperse the protesters.More than 50 people were injured in protests after Friday prayers in the Valley even as the government foiled a march organised by separatists to Budgam’s Aripanthan village where four civilians were killed in clashes with security forces Wednesday. Police said 21 stone-pelting incidents were reported across the Valley.
In north Kashmir’s Bandipore, protesters tried to set ablaze the office of Border Roads Organization. The police used teargas shells and pellets to disperse the protesters. At Kakapora in Pulwama district, more than a dozen people were injured. “We have referred two patients to Srinagar who had pellet injuries in their eyes. More than 11 were treated in the hospital,” said an official of the Pulwama district hospital.
Police on Friday afternoon detained separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq outside their homes at Hyderpora and Nageen. Both the leaders were trying to take out a march towards Aripanthan village.
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