Indian troops fire bullets, pellets at thousands of protesting Kashmiris

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Indian troops fire bullets, pellets at thousands of protesting Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD - In occupied Kashmir , thousands of people marched towards Aripal area of Tral in Pulwama district on Saturday after Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation to nab some youth. The troops blasted a residential house with explosive material during a cordon and search operation in the area. Earlier, an Indian soldier was injured in an attack in the same area, Kashmir Media Service reported. Thousands of people from adjoining areas rushed to Aripal and staged forceful demonstrations.

Indian police and troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring several of them.

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