Human Shield : Omar posts video of youth tied in front of army jeep in central Kashmir, calls for inquiry

Omar, who is also MLA Beerwah, posted the photographs and a video of the incident on his Twitter account, and called for an “urgent inquiry”. Video of a youth tied to a moving army vehicle as a shield to avoid stone pelting has gone viral on social media networking site especially Facebook. The video is appreantly shot in Budgam district which witnessed massive violence on April 9 in which eight civilians were killed and over 150 were injured. Expressing shock over the video, Omar Abdullah tweeted: “Here’s the video as…

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Strict Restrictions, Shutdown continue across Valley on 77th Consecutive Day

Kashmir remained shut for the 77th consecutive day on Friday as authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions have been placed in three police station areas in Srinagar, parts of Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam,” a senior police official said here. Ever since the present unrest began on July 9, clashes have erupted in different parts of the Valley after the afternoon congregational prayers on Friday. Although tensions continue across the Valley, the situation has shown some signs of improvement during the last four…

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Amid Jamhuriyat, Insaniyat Kashmir celebrates 60 days of Curfew, Shutdown, Protests & Killings

75 Killed in last 60 days More than 10,000 injured, 100’s permanently disabled 60 days of curfew, shutdown, killings, Protests Internet Gag continues Pellet guns continue to hunt  100’s arrested & booked Army, Police, Paramilitary continue to unleash terror The residents of Rangreth area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday said that the government forces barged into their homes and ransacked their belongings. A local told Kashmir Post that the forces entered their homes early Tuesday and thrashed the inmates without any provocation. A bank employee said that the…

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