Ashtengo residents accuse army, SOG men of ransacking the village


The villagers of Ashtengoo in Bandipora district in northern part of Kashmir on Monday alleged that army men barged into their houses and ransacked property besides thrashing many including women.

The villagers mourning the death of a youth Naseer Ahmad Sheikh, and cop Shahzad Ahmad killed in different incidents on Friday, said that they had blocked the road outside in protest of the killings halting the traffic moment.



Locals said that in the meantime an army convoy passed the area which was pelted with stones by the youth.

Locals alleged that army came down heavily on villagers and ransacked properties and broke window panes of various houses including a Mosque besides thrashing many people including women and damaging parked vehicles.

After the incident the police reached the spot which further angered the people who protested against what they called force’s highhandedness.

They alleged that army and SOG men ransacked Tawheed Mohalla and Hagerpora areas of the village.

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