28 injured as forces rain pellets on protesters in Shopian village

Srinagar: Twenty eight civilians have suffered injuries during clashes with government forces in Pinjoora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

Reports said as the gunfight ensued following a cordon and search operation in the village, local youths hut streets and pelted government forces with stones.

The government forces fired pellets and tear smoke shells to disperse the violent protesters.

They said that more than two dozen protesters suffered injuries in the clashes.

According to doctors at district hospital Shopian 28 persons with pellet injuries were received at the hospital among whom three were referred to SMHS in Srinagar for specialized treatment.

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