Purple haze

Kashmiri government employees are sprayed with purple colored water by Indian police to disperse a protest in Srinagar. Indian police detained dozens of government employees, used water cannons and resorted to baton charging the employees during the protest. The government employees were demanding an increase in the retirement age from 58 to 60 and the release of arrears.

( AFP/Getty Images / May 9, 2012 )

Kashmiri government employees are sprayed with purple colored water by Indian police to disperse a protest in Srinagar. Indian police detained dozens of government employees, used water cannons and resorted to baton charging the employees during the protest. The government employees were demanding an increase in the retirement age from 58 to 60 and the release of arrears.

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