Thiruvananthapuram: In Vizhinjam, protesters surround the police station demanding the release of those who were taken into custody, leading to massive clashes.
It is reported that the condition of two policemen injured in the attack is critical. Reports are that more than 80 policemen were injured. While one policeman was taken to hospital with head injuries, others are still trapped inside the station. Journalists who came to capture the scenes were also injured. The protesters, including the priests, violently attacked the police station.
More than 200 policemen have been deployed in the station area as the tension escalated as protesters vandalized the station building and police vehicles. According to reports, the Rapid Action Force has reached the spot.