More than 50 persons sustained injuries when CRPF responded with teargas shelling and pellet firing on stone pelting protesters in Behrampora and Rafiabad areas of Baramulla district Sunday afternoon.
Reports said clashes erupted when protesters hurled stones on CRPF cavalcade that was moving towards Seelo area of Sopore. CRPF responded with heavy teargas shelling and pellet firing to disperse the protestors.
Witnesses said more than fifty persons have sustained injuries during clashes. The injured have been shifted to Dangiwacha Community Health centre.
When Dangiwacha hospital was overloaded by the injured, the remaining injured were shifted to Watergam dispensary.
“Two among the injured were referred to district hospital Baramulla for treatment”, said a local.