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Srinagar by-polls: One killed in clash between protesters, security personnel in Budgam

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 April 2017, 12:37 IST
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A person was killed after clash broke out between protesters and security personnel on 9 April, 2017 near polling station in Dalwan Pakerpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam.

Petrol bombs were hurled at polling station in Budgam, as voting for by-election to the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency began.

Meanwhile, clashes between protesters and security forces were also broke out in Nasrullahpora and Chadoora, leaving four injured.

Nine candidates are in fray for the Srinagar parliamentary constituency where more than 1,500 polling stations have been set up for nearly 12.61 lakh voters.

Security has been beefed up and internet services have also been shut down ahead of the polling.

All the polling stations have been declared as either 'sensitive' or 'hyper-sensitive' keeping in mind threats perceptions.

-ANI

First published: 9 April 2017, 12:21 IST
 
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