Posted by on August 18, 2019 10:44 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/18/india-orders-kashmir-government-to-return-amid-protests

Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashes

Indian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty, while some schools will also reopen, following a tense weekend of protests in the territory.

At least two dozen people were reportedly admitted to hospitals with pellet injuries following violent clashes on Saturday night, almost two weeks since the Indian government’s abrupt decision to revoke Kashmir’s special status. Indian troops used tear gas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse protesters.

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