Protests in Kulgam against atrocities by troopsTehreek-e-Hurriyet leader booked under PSA

Srinagar, June 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protest demonstrations marked by complete shutdown, were held in Kulgam district against the highhandedness of Indian army and police.

The residents of Frisal area of district, today, staged protests against the ransacking of houses by Indian troops in the area without any provocation. Complete shutdown was observed against the forces’ action.

The residents took to the streets to protest against the smashing of windowpanes of houses and damage to vehicles parked on the roadside in the village.

Meanwhile, doctors stayed away from work at Government Medical College Srinagar in protest against the thrashing of a fellow doctor by police while he was on duty. The post-graduate students and resident doctors protested against the incident. The protesters said the doctor was seriously injured in the attack. The protesters demanded action against the policeman involved in the incident.

On the other hand, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader form Islamabad district, Fayaz Ahmad Dar was booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) today, and was shifted to Kathua jail in Jammu. He was arrested yesterday in Bijbehara.

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Siege and search operations take heavy toll on Uri residents

Srinagar, June 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the siege and search operations conducted by Indian Army in Uri town of Baramulla district from time to time have made the life of the residents a hell.

Locals told a Srinagar-based English daily Kashmir Reader that since the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in an attack on an army camp in Uri in September 2016, the army had blocked the road that connected several border villages with Uri town, forcing the villagers to walk all the way to the town. Continue reading