Elderly man among dozens injured in Soura clashes

An elderly man is among around three-dozen people injured during ongoing clashes in Anchar locality of Soura in Srinagar on Wednesday.
Elderly man among dozens injured in Soura clashes
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An elderly man is among around three-dozen people injured during ongoing clashes in Anchar locality of Soura in Srinagar on Wednesday.

A police officer said one of the injured Ghulam Ahmad, 65, was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Sources said that a police officer was among several police and paramilitary personnel injured in the clashes.

Several civilians injured during clashes and due to alleged thrashing by forces have been shifted to SKIMS for treatment.

Clashes erupted in the locality after forces launched a crackdown after Fajr (morning) prayers and allegedly beat up the residents.

Authorities have rushed reinforcements to the area to bring the situation under control as clashes continued.

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