Army on vandalism spree in Bandipora, Kulgam

Panic gripped several localities in Bandipora town after army men went berserk damaging residential houses and pelting stones at religious seminary Dar-ul-uloom Rahimya after Pakistan defeated India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. On Monday army men went berserk in Ashtengoo village of this north Kashmir district after their cavalcade was pelted with stones on Sopora-Bandipora Road. The residents alleged that army men broke window panes of residential houses and damaged several vehicles parked on the roadside. “They broke everything that came their way,” the locals said. Residents of…

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Curfew continued in Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama; Clashes erupt in parts of Srinagar

Authorities on Thursday continued curfew only in three south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama. “Curfew will continue today (Thursday) in Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama districts. Restrictions have been imposed in Shopian, Kupwara and Sopore towns,” a senior police official said. “Prohibitory orders under section 144 continue to remain in force in Srinagar city,” he added. All educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities have remained closed in Kashmir since July 8. All public transport including the train services between Baramulla and Jammu’s Banihal town remained paralyzed for the…

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