Shopian killings: Villagers demand removal of Pahnoo Army camp

Srinagar

Scores of villagers in Pinjoora and Pahnoo hamlet of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday staged massive protests in their area demanding the removal of the army camp.

Sources said hundreds of villagers assembled outside the house of slain youth, Suhail Khaleel Wagay of Pinjoora who was killed in army firing on Sunday and staged a protest and raised anti-army slogans.

They were demanding the removal of the army camp located in the area.

Four civilians and two militants were killed on Sunday night in firing by the army from the camp at a checkpoint in Pahnoo.

Locals said that the army camp at Pahnoo village was established in September 2016 amid the uprising.

The photo used in this story is a representational image.

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