Many injured after stone-pelting outside examination centre

Sopore: Several persons including a cop sustained injuries after locals at Dooru area of Apple town Sopore resorted to massive stone-pelting shortly after the examination of Class 12 was over on Wednesday.

Police sources said that most of the youth who pelted stones on government forces outside Government High School Dooru were students who hit to roads after the culmination of examination, however, locals sources informed news agency CNS that scores of unknown youth emerged outside the examination centre and resorted to massive stone-pelting.

“In order to disperse the agitated youth, government forces fired pellets, PAVA and tear-smoke shells that crated problem for the common people. At least 3 youth suffered pellet injuries while a stone hit a cop’s head wounding him critically,” an eyewitness said. (CNS)

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