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Cop dies in stone pelting incident

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Srinagar, October 16, 2013
First Published: 22:05 IST(16/10/2013) | Last Updated: 22:06 IST(16/10/2013)

A policeman died after the vehicle he was driving, was attacked with stones in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday.

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Police said Kanwal Nain Singh lost control over the police bus, which turned turtle, when it came under attack at Palhallan town, 35-km from capital Srinagar.

At least eight people have also been injured in the incident. Immediately after Eid prayers, angry youth shouted anti-India slogans and started pelting stones. Police said they have registered a case and have started investigations into the incident.


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