11 protesters injured in Kashmir clash

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Srinagar, Aug 23: At least 11 protesters were injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday as security forces opened fire at a stone-pelting mob, police said.

The incident occurred in Nowgam village of Shopian after a mob, which defied restrictions imposed in the area, attacked security forces with stones, leading to the security personnel retaliating.

11 protesters injured in Kashmir clash

"Eleven people were injured in Nowgam," a senior police officer said here, adding three of the injured were brought to Srinagar for treatment.

Authorities continued restrictions in many parts of Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as life remained paralysed for the 46th consecutive day.


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