KL NEWS NETWORK

Follow Us OnG-News | Whatsapp

SRINAGAR

A four year old child hit by pellets holding placard in SMHS Hospital Srinagar. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)
A four year old Pampore child hit by pellets holding placard in SMHS Hospital Srinagar. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

Intense clashes are going on Vessu village of South Kashmir’s Qazigund town while a massive pro-freedom rally is going on in Shopian’s Pinjoora area.

A 20 year old youth was killed by CRPF on Saturday late evening during clashes.

Sources said that hundreds of people offered Nimaz-e-Jinazah to the slain youth, identified as Basit Ahmad Ahanger. “Another one is in offing,” they said.

Pellet hit injured in SMHS Hospital Srinagar are on protest holding placards with demand fro RSD and plebiscite. KL photo chief Bilal Bahadur visited the hospital to find injured persons from Shopian being given treatment.
Pellet hit injured in SMHS Hospital Srinagar are on protest holding placards with demand fro RSD and plebiscite. KL photo chief Bilal Bahadur visited the hospital to find injured persons from Shopian being given treatment.

Meanwhile, clashes are going on between CRPF RR, Police and protestors on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

“They are not letting people to come over highway,” local sources said, “but people are showing defiance as they want to take out a protest rally.”

One of the pellet hit injured youth from Shopian who was rushed to SMHS Hospital Srinagar on Sep 04, 2016. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)
One of the pellet hit injured youth from Shopian who was rushed to SMHS Hospital Srinagar on Sep 04, 2016. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

Reports said that another pro-freedom rally has commenced in Fatehpora area in Islamabad district. CRPF, police and RR had raided the venue early today and injured dozens of civilians. “However, rally has still started and people are coming to participate in it,” reports said.

One man, identified as Sikandar Baig, was hit by bullet and shifted to Islamabad district hospital but he is safe and stable, reports said.

An elderly man was hit by pellets in his eyes and is under medical supervision in SMHS Hospital Srinagar.
An elderly man was hit by pellets in his eyes and is under medical supervision in SMHS Hospital Srinagar.

In adjacent Shopian district, reports and eye witnesses said that thousands of people have already assembled in a big ground in Pinjoora village.

“There is jam, quite literally, jam of people,” a participant, “I am at least one KM away from the venue.”

RR, CRPF and police men had raided the venue of pro-freedom rally around 5 AM today to disperse off the people but ‘they didn’t succeed’.

Go India Go Back

Clashes had erupted in main town Shopian but curfew was immediately imposed in the area while angry protestors set ablaze front block of Mini Secretariat Shopian which houses District Commissioner’s office.

(Shaikh Hilal and Aakash Hassan contributed reporting for this copy from Shopian and Islamabad districts.)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here