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Stones pelted at PDP minister’s convoy in Kashmir, policeman injured

A policeman was injured when youths attacked a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) minister’s convoy in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

india Updated: Feb 27, 2017 20:53 IST
PDP minister's convoy attacked

A PDP minister’s convoy was pelted with stones by protesters in Kashmir.(AP File Photo)

A policeman was injured when youths attacked a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) minister’s convoy in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

According to police, angry youths pelted stones at the convoy of Zahoor Ahmad Mir, junior minister for forests and environment in Ratnipora village.

Mir’s security guards fired in the air and tear smoke shells were used by security personnel to control the mob.

“A local policeman has been injured in the incident. The minister escaped unhurt,” a police official said.