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7 police personnel injured as chalo tank bund stir turns

The Chalo Tank Bund protest by striking TSRTC employees unions and opposition parties took a violent turn on Saturday with agitators throwing stones at police, injuring seven personnel, leading to a lathicharge and lobbing of teagas shells to disperse them. Police said seven personnel, including an Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police and two Assistant Commissioners of Police were among those injured. Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said the agitators tried to proceed towards Tank Bund despite denial of permission for the rally and threw stones at police when they were prevented from going further. Police then lathicharged them and lobbed teargas shells, following which they dispersed. Kumar said cases had been registered against those who pelted stones and also their leaders. Union leaders claimed that several striking employees were injured in the police action. Police had on Friday denied permission to the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation ...

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