Two cops injured, police vehicle torched in Anantnag by protesters

The protest broke out after the Friday prayers on the issue of alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

india Updated: Sep 08, 2017 16:51 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
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Security force personnel in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.(Reuters File Photo)

Two policemen were injured on Friday as security forces tried to control a mob of youths pelting stones in south Kashmir’s Anantnag town, who also torched a police vehicle.

“A police vehicle was torched by miscreants. Two policemen were injured while controlling the mob. The situation is under control now,” police said here.

The protest broke out after the Friday prayers on the issue of alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

When security forces tried to break the protest, angry youths clashed with them.

First Published: Sep 08, 2017 16:51 IST