Violent clashes break out inside Srinagar’s central jail

Srinagar: Violent protests broke out on Thursday evening inside the high security central jail in Srinagar reportedly over some construction work at a barrack.

Quoting the Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh, who is also DG Prisons, KNS reported that some inmates instigated others to stop the repair and reinforcement works inside a barrack.

“Others (jail inmates) joined and resorted to some violent acts on the jail staff. (They ) also set some place on fire. Fire tenders are on the spot and working,” Singh was quoted as having said in the report.

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