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Purple blast: Police spray demonstrators with dyed water in Srinagar

Fayaz Kabli / Reuters

A government employee tries to escape from dyed water sprayed by police to disperse a demonstration in Srinagar on Monday, July 18. Hundreds of demonstrators, some of whom were later arrested according to local reports, took to the streets to demand a pay rise.

Tauseef Mustafa / AFP - Getty Images

Indian policemen are reflected in colored water used by a water cannon, as they use batons as they attempt to stop Kashmiri government employees during a protest in Srinagar on Monday.

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