Srinagar: Two journalists were beaten up and abused by police on Friday in Bomai area of Sopore while covering student protests, reports said.

Eyewitnesses said that police personnel led by SHO Sopore Mudasir Geelani attacked the photojournalist Eeshan Peer of Varmul post and Mohammad Younis of Gulistan, injuring them badly.

“Police not only beat them but abused the media persons and chased them away,” journalists who were also covering the protests in Sopore said.

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