WRAP Thousands protest over transfer of land to Hindu shrine; clashes
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1. Wide of protesters marching around street corner chanting
2. Mid of protesters chanting and waving their arms to camera
3. Mid of protesters marching past police shouting pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan chants
4. Wide of police firing tear gas shells at protesters on road
5. Mid of protesters running from tear gas; white smoke rising
6. Wide of protesters in alley way throwing stones, white smoke rising from tear gas explosion in background UPSOUND: explosion
7. Wide of protesters throwing stones and running towards police; policeman running towards protesters and firing tear gas UPSOUND: gunfire
8. Mid top-shot of protesters throwing stones
9. Wide of police in street firing tear gas, tear gas exploding behind them UPSOUND: explosion
10. People carrying injured into small vehicle
11. Vehicle driving away with injured
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12. Wide low-angle shot of protesters marching through street
13. Mid of protesters chanting
14. Wide of protesters and police in street
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16. Wide of policemen chasing protesters and firing tear gas UPSOUND: gunfire and explosions
17. Mid of scuffle between protesters and police, policeman beating person with batons
18. Mid of police firing tear gas, running towards protesters and firing weapons
19. Wide low-angle shot of protesters charging towards police, tyre burning on ground, black smoke rising
20. Various of riot police with shields, and protesters throwing stones at each other
21. Various of vehicle torched by protesters
Street protests continued for a sixth day in Indian-administered Kashmir on Saturday as thousands continued to vent their anger over the transfer of land to a Hindu shrine in this Muslim-majority region.
Protesters marched through the streets of Srinagar, capital of Jammu and Kashmir state, chanting pro-independence slogans.
Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters who threw stones at police in return.
AP Television showed people carrying at least one injured man into a small vehicle and away from the scene.
Pictures also show police clashing with a group of protesters in the streets.
It is not clear how many people were injured in Saturday's protests.
Three people have died and dozens injured - including at least 22 police officers - since Monday as police have struggled to control angry mobs protesting against the transfer of 99 acres (40 hectares) of land by the state government to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, a trust running a popular Hindu shrine.
Protesters accuse the Indian government of planning to build Hindu settlements in India's only Muslim majority state in order to change the demographic balance in the region.
The Amarnath shrine is a cave that housed a large icicle revered by Hindus as an incarnation of the Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction and regeneration.
Hundreds of thousands of Hindus, who consider the cave sacred, are currently on an annual pilgrimage to visit the cave.
The protests come as Pakistan's foreign minister said on Friday his government was eager to find a solution at next month's peace talks to the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, which has been at the heart of the bitter dispute between his country and India.
India and Pakistan have fought three wars - two over Kashmir - since gaining independence from Britain six decades ago, but relations have improved since they embarked on the peace process.
The disputed Kashmir region, is divided between Pakistan and India but claimed by both.