Published On: Sat, Apr 8th, 2017

School designated as polling station torched in Kashmir

Srinagar: A school building designated as a polling station for Sunday’s parliamentary by-poll was gutted on Friday evening in central Kashmir.

Police said a school building in Yarigund village of Budgam district was torched by some miscreants

Police said a school building in Yarigund village of Budgam district was torched by some miscreants.

The school building had been designated as a polling station for Sunday’s by-poll in Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary constituency.

Separatists have called for a boycott and asked people to instead stage protests on the voting day.

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