PFI strike turned violent in Kerala, incidents of stone pelting at many places RS News

New Delhi: Incidents of violence have been reported at isolated places in the state amid a day-long strike by Islamist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) in Kerala on Friday. Two policemen have also been injured in Kollam in stone pelting by protesters.

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In view of the state-wide strike by the PFI on Friday to protest the raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and other agencies on the offices of Popular Front of India (PFI) and the premises of its chiefs across the country Security has been tightened.

Instructions have been issued to the district police chiefs to maintain law and order. According to the statement issued by the police, strict action will be taken against those who break the law. According to the police, incidents of stone pelting have taken place at many places.

Let us inform that this strike is going on from 6 am and will go on for 12 hours till 6 pm. Roads remained deserted since morning in many parts of the state due to the strike.

Stones were pelted on Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses in various districts including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Alappuzha. According to local media reports, a petrol bomb was hurled at a vehicle which was going to distribute newspapers at Narayanpara in Kannur.

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