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Stone Pelting

A vehicle of BJP National President JP Nadda's convoy damaged after stone-pelting by alleged TMC activists at Sirakal near Diamond Harbour, in South 24 Pargana.

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A protester throws a stone to police officers outside the Prime's Minister office during clashes in Tirana, Albania. Clashes have broken out in Tirana during a protest by some hundreds of Albanians demanding the interior minister's resignation over the fatal police shooting of a 25-year-old man who had breached a coronavirus-linked curfew.

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A protesting farmer throws stones on police as they attempt to cross Singhu Border during Delhi Chalo march against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.

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A protester throws stones on government forces as they attempt to march on the streets in solidarity with rebels engaged in a gunbattle with soldiers, in Srinagar. The gunfight erupted shortly after scores of counterinsurgency police and soldiers launched an operation based on a tip about the presence of militants in a Srinagar neighborhood, Pankaj Singh, an Indian paramilitary spokesman, said.

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A police man runs for cover as people throw stones at him during a protest near the site of a gun battle in Srinagar.

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People throw rocks and bricks at vehicles belonging to Indian paramilitary soldiers as they leave the site of a gun battle in Srinagar.

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Brick-bats lie on a road after locals allegedly pelted stones at a team of doctors and police officials, who had gone for a check-up of coronavirus suspects in one of the hotspot area, near Gulab Ghosi Masjid in Kanpur.

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Heavy security deployment after locals allegedly pelted stones on a team of doctors and police officials, who had gone for a check-up of coronavirus suspects in one of the hotspot area, near Gulab Ghosi Masjid in Kanpur.

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Security personnel patrol in Bhujpura area after a clash between locals and policemen who were attempting to close a vegetable market, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Aligarh.

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Locals pelt stones on police personnel after the latter attempted to close vegetable markets in Bhujpura area, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Aligarh.

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Police personnel look at the pelted stones during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Hubballi. Four policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, and few leaders of Muslim community, sustained injuries when a group of people pelted stones at them after the police took exception to an unlawful gathering before a place of worship.

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A girl runs for cover after throwing stones during a protest in Srinagar.

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People throw stones on police vehicles during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in Ahmadabad.

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A policeman fires a teargas shell during a protest against a new citizenship law at the Seelampur area of New Delhi.

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Protesters pelt stones during a protest against a new citizenship law at the Seelampur area of New Delhi.

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Protesters pelt stones during a protest against a new citizenship law at the Seelampur area of New Delhi.

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A police personnel stands amongst brick-bats strewn on a road as anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protestors clash with the police at Seelampur in New Delhi.

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Brick-bats lie on a road as anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protestors clash with the police at Seelampur in New Delhi.

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Brick-bats lie on a road as Anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protestors clash with the police at Seelampur in New Delhi.

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Police personnel attempt to disperse protestors hurling stones at them during a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Santragachi in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Protestors throw stones as they clash with the police during their march against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Guwahati.

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Protestors throw stones at police during a demonstration, in Hyderabad. Police had already denied permission to the TSRTC employees' unions to organise the 'Chalo Tank Bund' protest over various demands including merger of the RTC with the government, keeping public convenience in view.

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An anti-government protester throws a stone at the police during in Santiago, Chile.

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Policeman runs to avoid stones thrown at him by Kashmiri youth protesting against the killing of Zakir Musa, a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida, in Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Seen after stone pelting on a "Ram Barat" at Math area in the old city of Bareilly.

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Protesters run for cover as they during clash with Indian police men in Srinagar. Forces in Kashmir used tear gas shells to quell protests against raids on key separatist leaders by Indian intelligence officers.

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A policeman wearing mask and dressed in civilian clothes arrests a youth who was throwing stones at police personnel during a clash against recent civilian killings, in Srinagar, Friday, Sept 7, 2018.

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Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian police men during a protest in Srinagar

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A policeman wearing mask and dressed in civilian clothes arrests a youth who was throwing stones at police personnel during a clash against recent civilian killings, in Srinagar

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A new strategy, J&K police disguise themselves as stone pelters and catch the actual culprits while in action. An undercover cop (left) hurling stones at police and the same policeman arresting a stone pelter (right), in Srinagar

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Protesters throw rocks, bricks and a cycle on an paramilitary vehicle in Srinagar. Three people were injured, one of them seriously, after they were hit and run over by the vehicle.

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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A Class 2 student ­injured in stone-pelting

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Protesters hurl stones at security personnel during a protest, in Srinagar.

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An injured student being taken for treatment after stone pelters attacked a school bus in Shopian district of South Kashmir.

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Class 2 student Rehan Gorsai being treated at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar after stone pelters attacked a private school bus in militant-infested Shopian district of south Kashmir. Gorsai suffered head injuries in the attack.

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A policeman walks past the site where an encounter between security forces and militants took place at Drabgam in Pulwama District of South Kashmir. One civilian and Two militants including one of the most wanted ultra Samir Ahmad was killed in the gunbattle.

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Journalists' agitate against Tamil Nadu BJP politician S Ve Shekher hurling stones at his house in Chennai. The actor-politician had courted controversy for making derogatory remarks against media and women scribes in particular, on social media, in Chennai. He had later apologised.

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A masked youth throws stones on government forces during a protest in Srinagar. Forces used tear gas and pellet guns to disperse stone-throwing youth who were protesting against killing of three civilians.

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A burqa clad woman student, right, throws stone at police vehicle during a protest against the killing of civilians in Srinagar.

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A burqa clad Kashmiri woman student, right, throws stone at an Indian police vehicle during a protest against the killing of civilians in Srinagar.

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A paramilitary soldier throws rocks at protester on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Policemen take cover beside an armoured vehicle during a protest on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Protesters throw rocks and bricks amid tear gas smoke at policemen on the outskirts of Srinagar. Government forces fired tear gas and pellets on protesters who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers on a protest call given by separatists against the killings of more than a dozen rebels and five civilians earlier this week.

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A student holds a stone to throw at policemen as a tear gas shell explodes behind her during a protest in Srinagar.

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Youth throw stones on Police personnel during clashes which erupted after the funeral prayers of a B.Tech student turned militant Esha Fazli, who was killed in an overnight gunfight at Hakoora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, at Soura in Srinagar.

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Locals pelt stone at the police during a clash following their protest against dumping of garbage at Padegaon-Mitmita village on the outskirts of Aurangabad. The mob set on fire two garbage trucks of the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) apart from damaging two police vehicles during their violent protest.

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Youth, amid teargas, throw stones at the police during a clash in Srinagar.

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Youth, amid teargas, throw stones at the police during a clash in Srinagar.

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A protestor throws teargas shell at police during a clash in Srinagar. The unrest was caused over the killing of five civilians in an alleged army firing in Shopian district.

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Protesters throw stones on security forces during protest against the alleged killing of two youth in Army firing in Shopian district of south Kashmir, in Srinagar.

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Youth throw stones towards security personnel near the house where militants were hiding during an encounter at Chadoora in Budgam district of central Kashmir.

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Shell bursts at a Srinagar protest in April 2017

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A police man runs for cover from the stones thrown at him by protesters during a protest after the funeral of rebel Ashiq Ahmed Bhat, in Palhalan, some 35 kilometers north of Srinagar.

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Kashmiri youths throw stones at security forces in Srinagar

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Protestors pelting stones at a train during a protest against killing of Hindu leader Viapin Sharma in Amritsar.

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Opposition supporters carrying rocks and a machetes as they try to march down a road leading out of the Kawangware area, before being pushed back by police firing tear gas, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Palestinians, showing solidarity with prisoners in Israeli jails, throw stones at soldiers in Nablus, in the West Bank

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Protesters shout slogans and throw stones at the police during a protest against braid chopping incidents, at Maisuma in Srinagar.

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Protest after Eid prayer, Srinagar, September 2

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Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF during a clash with them, which erupted after Eid prayers, in Srinagar.

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Supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim pelting stones as security personnel in violence following court verdict in the rape trial of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, in Panchkula.

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Followers of Ram Rahim pelting stones as security personnel in violence following court verdict in the rape trial of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, in Sirsa.

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Senior Congress leader Bharatsinh Solanki shows a stone which was allegedly pelted at party vice-president's Rahul Gandhi's car during his visit to flood affected Dhanera village of Banaskantha district.

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Protesters throw stones on security forces during a protest in Srinagar.

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Women's College students throw stones at the police during clash which erupted following the killing of most wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Commander Abu Dhujana and his associate in Pulwama encounter, in Srinagar.

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Women's College students shout slogans during a clash with the security forces, which erupted following the killing of most wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Commander Abu Dhujana and his associate in Pulwama encounter, in Srinagar.

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Protesters, amid tear smoke, throwing stones at the police during a clash which erupted after Eid prayers, in Srinagar.

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CRPF jawans chasing protesters throwing stones on them during a protest at Arwani village of Anantnag district of South Kashmir.

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Protesters throw stones and wooden pieces at the police during clashes in Srinagar. Clashes erupted after protests over the killing of civilians in Rangrate and Kulgam and implementation of GST.

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Cop faces stone-pelters

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Protester throws stones at police men during a protest in Srinagar. Parts of Kashmir remained under curfew Friday, while general strikes were being staged in other areas after Kashmiri separatists called for strike to protest the Tuesday killing of a civilian by government forces during a search operation to flush out Kashmiri rebels in the southern town of Kashmir.

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Farmers pelting stones at the police during their agitation in Phanda near Bhopal.

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Protesters throw stones toward security forces during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of demonstrators demanded better security in the Afghan capital in the wake of a powerful truck bomb attack that killed scores of people.

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Police forces run as protesters throw stones during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Police forces run as protesters throw stones during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of demonstrators demanded better security in the Afghan capital in the wake of a powerful truck bomb attack that killed scores of people.

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Protesters throw rocks, bricks and wooden planks at police vehicle during a protest, in Srinagar. Government forces fired tear gas and pellets on protesters who gathered after Friday afternoon prayers to protest against government in the region.

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A driver of a tourist bus shows stones thrown by stone pelters in Jammu.

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Protesters clash with the police during a protest against honouring of Major Leetul Gogoi of the 53 Rashtriya Rifles, in Budgam district.

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Protesters throwing stones on police during a protest against honouring of Major Leetul Gogoi of the 53 Rashtriya Rifles, in Budgam district.

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Student Protesters

In the haze of tear-gas, a policeman throws a stone at stone-pelting protesters outside a college in Srinagar

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Students throwing stones on policemen during a clash at Govt Degree College Bemina, in Srinagar.

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Girl Students holding stones to throw it on police during fresh clashes between students Police, Outside Gandhi College in Srinagar.

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A masked Kashmiri protester tries to hit a stone thrown at him by police men during a protest, in Srinagar.

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A protester holding knife and stone during a clash with the security force personnel following a protest over the arrest of Dukhtaran-i-Millat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi under Public Saftey Act (PSA), in Srinagar.

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Students resorted to stone-pelting as clashes broke out outside Gandhi Memorial College at Babademb, in Srinagar. They were demanding the release of their fellow students who were arrested during the recent agitation against alleged high handedness.

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A policeman retaliates against students who resorted to stone-pelting during a clash outside Gandhi Memorial College at Babademb, in Srinagar.

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Students resorted to stone-pelting as clashes broke out outside Gandhi Memorial College at Babademb, in Srinagar. They were demanding the release of their fellow students who were arrested during the recent agitation against alleged high handedness.

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A group of policemen chase students away who resorted to stone pelting during a clash outside Gandhi Memorial College at Babademb, in Srinagar.

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Students pelt stones on police during fresh clashes which erupted across the valley, in Srinagar.

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Students pelt stones on police during fresh clashes which erupted across the valley, in Srinagar.

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A young protester throws stones at government forces during a protest against, in Srinagar

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Masked protesters shout slogans as they throw stones at government forces during a protest, in Srinagar.

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Students throw stones on Police during a clash in Srinagar.

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Students throw stones on policemen as they clash in Srinagar. The students have been protesting since last month against a police raid in a college in southern Pulwama town in which at least 50 students were injured.

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Protesters hold stones and a placard and shout freedom slogans during a protest, in Srinagar.

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A young protester throws stones at government forces during a protest, in Srinagar. Several anti-India protests erupted in the Kashmir after Friday prayers called by separatists against the massive anti-militant crackdown in southern Kashmir and the alleged use of force against student protesters.

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A student throws a rock at policemen during a protest in Budgam, about 20 kilometers southwest of Srinagar.

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A policeman takes cover behind an armoured vehicle from rocks thrown at him by students during a protest in Budgam, about 20 kilometers southwest of Srinagar. Government forces fired tear gas to quell sporadic protests by students. The students have been protesting since last month against a police raid in a college in southern Pulwama town in which at least 50 students were injured.

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