Demos continue in IHK, dozens injured in clashes
SRINAGAR (IHK): In occupied Kashmir, anti-India protests continued, today, at several places and dozens of demonstrators were injured when Indian police subjected them to brute force, KMS reported on Friday.
People took to the streets in Srinagar, Sopore, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Islamabad, Shopian, Pulwama and other areas. They raised full-throated anti-India and pro-liberation slogans. Clashes between the troops and the protesters continued for the whole day.
Complete strike was observed all across the valley to protest against fresh acts of Indian state terrorism particularly molestation and killing of a young girl by the troops in Trehgam. Agitation continued for 41st day, today, in Shopian.
Earlier, the APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest to prevent him from addressing the Juma congregation at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. He was not even allowed to offer Juma prayers. Indian police took in custody the JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik from his residence in Srinagar to produce him before a TADA court in Jammu.
The APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Farooq Siddiqi, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Yasmeen Raja, Farida Behanji, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl, Jammu and Kashmir Tehreek-e-Hurriyet, High Court Bar Association and the All Jammu Kashmir Students Front denounced in strong terms the Trehgam molestation and killing incident.
The Srinagar-based working journalists in a joint statement said that Indian police authorities were intimidating and harassing them for their objective reporting about the rights violations by the occupation forces' personnel.
Indian troops, in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred two innocent youth in Gurez area. A twelve-year-old girl was critically injured in a landmine blast at Nowgam sector in Kupwara. The mine, the locals said, was planted by Indian army.