Six Policemen Injured, Cow Shed Burnt During Clashes Over Land Dispute

SRINAGAR: At least six policemen were left injured in stone-pelting after clashes erupted over a land dispute between two parties at Arwah village Beerwah in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday.

Clashes in Budgam

Quoting a police official news agency KDC reported that all but six policemen were injured in Beerwah village after scuffling over a land dispute and hurling stones at the police personnel, who had arrived on the spot to contain the melee.

“All the policemen have minor injuries and are being treated”, he said.

Following the clashes, a cowshed belonging to a local, Mohammad Maqbool Dar, was also burnt by another party over the land dispute, which is sub-judice, as per police.

A case is being registered in this regard under relevant sections of law and further investigation is underway, the officer added.

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