Police rubbish arson charges during Soura clashes

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Srinagar: Police on Thursday rubbished allegations of arson by the government forces in Soura locality of this capital city.

A police spokesman rebutted media reports alleging that the government forces set handcarts of fruit vendors ablaze in Soura. The police spokesman blamed miscreants of arson and violence during late evening clashes on Wednesday.

“Strict legal action will be taken against rumour mongers,” the spokesman added.