Scores injured as violent clashes erupt in Qaimoh against militant killings

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Scores of people were injured in  Qaimoh area of south Kashmir Kulgam district  today after violent protests erupted in the area following  the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including a commander in Anantnag gunfight this morning.

Reports said that youth hit the streets in Qaimoh  when news of killing of two Hizb militants, including top commander Altaf Kachroo spread in the area.

They said that  protesters chanting slogans, clashed with government forces by throwing stones on the forces.

In retaliation the government forces lobbed tear gas canisters to disperse the protesters resulting in fierce clashes between forces and youth.

They said more than 40 people  were injured in the ensuing battles

 

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