Farmers Protest Near Thane, Block Highway, Cops Injured In Clash
A clash between protesting farmers and the police took place on a national highway in Maharashtra near Thane. Several policemen have been injured, sources said. Additional forces have been deployed in the area. The farmers were holding protests over the Navy walling up an old British-period aerodrome in the area. The 12600-acre premises belongs to the Navy. But over the years, it had been encroached upon by the locals.