Kashmiris Clash With Indian Police Over Settlement of Hindus

April 10, 2015 11:53 AM

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Police on Friday fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people protesting a government plan to build townships for hundreds of thousands of Kashmiri Hindus who fled the Indian portion of Kashmir after the outbreak of insurgency in 1989.

There were no immediate reports of injuries as the protesters chanting pro-independence slogans marched toward the city center, Lalchowk, in Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir.

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