Seven policemen injured after protesters resort to stone-pelting in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: Seven policemen were injured when a mob allegedly pelted them with stones during a protest against an anti-encroachment drive in the district, police said Thursday.

A police team Wednesday went to Toda village to remove encroachments on a street when the protesters started hurling stones at them, station house officer (SHO) Amardeep Lal said.

"A case has been registered against 55 people, while four persons have been arrested till now," the SHO said, adding that a police constable, posted elsewhere, was also involved in the attack.

The injured policemen, including two sub-inspectors, have been admitted to a hospital.

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Updated Date: Jul 13, 2017 19:09:42 IST