Clashes erupt in south Kashmir’s Aripal village as guns fall silent

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Srinagar: Clashes broke out this morning in Aripal area of south Kashmir’s Tral where government forces and militants are engaged in a fierce gun-battle.

Scores of people hit the streets in Aripal shortly after militants and government forces exchanged fire in the village this morning, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. A group of angry protesters also assembled outside the Aripal police station and hurled rocks at it.

The clashes were going on when this report was filed.