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club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron

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Security forces burst teargas shells and also resorted to lathicharge to disperse protestors at Trehgam and sopore after they defied curfew restriction today.
"Police didn't resort to any lathicharge. In fact, one policeman Biswajit Mondal, who was escorting the students in the bus, was attacked.
3 -- Security forces fired in the air, burst teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to disperse ''pro-freedom'' demonstrators at Anantnag in south Kashmir today.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], July 19 (ANI): Jan Adhikar Party chief and former MP Pappu Yadav on Friday lashed out at the police lathicharge on teachers protesting near the Vidhan Sabha and said police could have utilized water cannons instead.
IANS Jaipur The first day of the year was run in with violent protests and tension in Bundi, Rajasthan, with a police lathicharge on protesters who wanted to perform pooja at a disputed site in the town.
Generally known to be disciplined and polite, fans in the city have been quite unruly as cops were forced into a lathicharge after queues spilled on to the road.
The rail-roko demonstration quickly turned violent when the protesters stormed into a junction overthrowing police barricades after which the police led a lathicharge against them.
In Mahabubabad town of Warangal district, the cops had to resort to lathicharge to disperse the mob which indulged in stone-pelting.
Police resorted to lathicharge to disperse the agitators.
Security forces also burst teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to disperse the demonstrators at Chanakhan, Sopore in this district.
Singh's followers, however, claimed that the Hyderabad city police had launched a lathicharge on them due to which BJP MLA got injured.
"The truth of Gujarat is corruption, land-grabbing, attack on Patidars, lathicharge on Dalits in Una, poverty of Adivasis and unemployment,"Gandhi said."The BJP government has handed over the resources of Gujarat like wealth, electricity, water, land, to just 5-10 industrialists.
Soon after the lathicharge, nonlocal students posted a video of police action against them on social networking sites, including Facebook.
He, however, denied police lathicharge on the protestors.
At least 18 protesters were also injured after police fired rubber pellets and resorted to lathicharge at Rangajan in Golaghat district on Tuesday.