Stone-pelting in Baramulla after Geelani’s address

Stone-pelting broke out in Baramulla town of north Kashmir soon after hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani today addressed a gathering there,police said.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: April 6, 2012 7:17:06 pm

Stone-pelting broke out in Baramulla town of north Kashmir soon after hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani today addressed a gathering there,police said.

“Miscreants turned violent and resorted to stone-pelting on police station,Baramulla after Geelani addressed a gathering in the main town,” a police spokesman said.

Police exercised maximum restraint while chasing the”miscreants” away,the spokesman said.

There were no reports of anyone getting hurt in the brief clash,he said,adding that incidents of violence after Geelani’s address had taken place on several times last year

as well.

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