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    Jammu5 cops injured in mob attack during anti-encroachment drive in Kathua

    5 cops injured in mob attack during anti-encroachment drive in Kathua


    , June 29: At least five police personnel, including a deputy superintendent of police, were injured on Saturday after allegedly being attacked by a mob protesting against an anti-encroachment drive in Kathua district, officials said.

    A drive was launched in the Nagri area of Hiranagar to demolish an illegal place of worship that was resisted by a group of locals, the officials said.

    They turned violent and attacked the police, injuring five personnel, including a deputy superintendent.

    Reinforcements have been rushed to the area to restore law and order, the officials said.

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