Srinagar, Aug.19 (ANI): Three persons were injured in Jenab Sahib Soura area of Kashmir on Thursday when police resorted to use tear gas and baton charging to disperse a stone pelting group that attacked a bunker of security forces.
"The incident occurred at around 12.00 p.m. when a huge mob started pelting stones on a bunker of security forces. It attacked the bunker from all sides to dismatle it forcibly," said an official release.
Police and other security personnel used tear smoke and cane charge to disburse the mob. But it kept regrouping repeatedly and continued heavy pelting.
Police later said that it fired in self defense. Some police and CRPF personnel also sustained injured.
Meanwhile, the three stone pelters have been shifted to Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of medical sciences (SKIMS). (ANI)