Clashes continue in Srinagar

September 13th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Sept 13 (ANI): Violent clashes between security forces and agitators continued for the second day today in Maisuma area of Srinagar.
Several slogan-shouting protesters took out a procession from Maisuma locality. The protesters were intercepted by CRPF personnel who used batons to disperse them, triggering intense clashes as the agitators indulged in stone pelting, official sources said.
So far, there were no report of any injury in the clashes, but several persons were beaten up by paramilitary forces.
Meanwhile, curfew continued for the second day in Shopian and Baramulla district towns where one person each was killed in security forces” firing on protesters on Friday.
Curfew was imposed in Shopian after Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganai was killed in security forces” firing while scores of others were injured during the protests.
Baramulla district was also brought under curfew after a roadside vendor died after security forces opened fire.
On Friday, thousands of protesters led by Muhammad Yasin Malik chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), clashed with police. (ANI)

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