Intense clashes erupt in Bandipora

The clashes erupted between protestors and government forces in Bandipora district on Tuesday.
Intense clashes erupt in Bandipora
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The clashes erupted between protestors and government forces in Bandipora district on Tuesday.

Reports said that intense clashes erupted between protestors and government forces at Hajin's main market.

Locals alleged forces personnel damaged shops in the area after clashes.

"They without any provocation broke window panes and smashed items in the shops," said a shopkeeper at Hajin.

Later, locals held a protest against forces action and demanded punishment to the guilty involved in it.

A senior police official from the district said: "the situation was brought under control soon after the forces patrol was attacked with stones".

He refuted allegations about forces damaging shops in the area.

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