New clashes in Kashmir leave 45 hurt

Aug. 27, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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SRINAGAR, India, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Almost 45 people were injured when new clashes broke out between stone-throwing protesters and security forces in the Kashmir Valley, observers say.

The violence erupted Friday in areas where a curfew had been lifted, the Press Trust of India reported.

The Kupwara district, where the curfew remains in effect, was spared the violence.

The majority of injuries occurred at Shopian in south Kashmir.

Clashes also took place at Sopore and Tangmarg in the north and Soura, Nowhatta and Sabzi Mandi in Srinagar, the Press Trust said.

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