Press Esc to close
Friday 25 July 2014
News updated at 7:09 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28.5°C
Min : 19.8°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Ramban killings: Fresh violence erupts, over 30 hurt

Srinagar, July 20, 2013, (PTI)
Protesters holding a protest rally over the BSF firing incident at Batote in Ramban district on Friday. PTI Photo

Over 30 people, including 15 security personnel, were injured as fresh pitched battles between youths, protesting the killing of four civilians in BSF firing in Ramban district, and police erupted at several places in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley today.

Police fired teargas shells and rubber bullets and swung batons to quell violence as clashes took place at a number of places in Bandipora, Baramulla, Shopian, Kulgam and Budgam, officials said.

Protesters hurled stones at police who chased them, they said adding 32 people, including 15 police and CRPF personnel, were injured in the fresh violence.


A police spokesman put the number of those injured at 17 -- 15 securitymen and two civilians. He said the injured were in stable condition.

The situation was by and large peaceful in the entire Valley, the spokesman said.

Nearly 100 people, 65 of them police and CRPF personnel, were injured since yesterday in clashes sparked by the killing of four people in Ramban in firing by the BSF.

Curfew, clamped in the wee hours yesterday, remained in force in all areas of Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal and Bandipora districts and Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam, Anantnag, Bijbehara and Sopore towns, the officials said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Army Chief General Bikram Singh paying homage to Kargil war martyrs at their memorial...

Army Chief General Bikram Singh paying homage to Kargil war martyrs at their memorial...

Indian Muslims hold placards during a protest against Israel's attack on Gaza...

Indian Muslims hold placards during a protest against Israel's attack on Gaza...

Lyricist and MP Javed Akhtar and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj...

Lyricist and MP Javed Akhtar and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj...

Muslims offering Jumat-ul-Vida prayers at Badi Chaupad near...

Muslims offering Jumat-ul-Vida prayers at Badi Chaupad near...

England's Jason Kenny, left, leads Australia's Matthew Glaetzer, during the...

England's Jason Kenny, left, leads Australia's Matthew Glaetzer, during the...

Scotland's Ross Murdoch wipes away tears after...

Scotland's Ross Murdoch wipes away tears after...

Ross Murdoch of Scotland reacts after winning the men's 200m ...

Ross Murdoch of Scotland reacts after winning the men's 200m ...

India's Manpreet Singh dives for the ball during his side's field hockey match...

India's Manpreet Singh dives for the ball during his side's field hockey match...

India's Gold medal winner Sukhen Dey and Bronze medal winner Ganesh Mali pose after...

India's Gold medal winner Sukhen Dey and Bronze medal winner Ganesh Mali pose after...

India's gold medalist Sanjita Khumukcham and compatriot silver medallist...

India's gold medalist Sanjita Khumukcham and compatriot silver medallist...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523