Two killed, 100’s injured in fresh clashes, Dead’s not spared, funeral attacked by forces

Security forces objected to locals’ move to hold a pro-freedom demonstration. Two protesters were killed and over 50 injured as fresh violence swept parts of Kashmir Valley on Saturday. A violent clash erupted in Shopian district’s Tukroo area in the morning. Security forces objected to locals’ move to hold a pro-freedom demonstration. Over thirty people were injured in the clashes. One youth, identified as Sayar Ahmad Shaikh, died after a tear-smoke shell hit him in the head. In Anantnag district’s Botengo area, clash was sparked by during the security forces’ raid to…

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Two killed, three hurt as rain triggers landslides in Ramsu area

Taxi plunges into nullah after being hit by shooting stones; Srinagar, Kishtwar highways shut Two persons were killed and three others sustained grievous injuries after a Jammu-bound Sumo taxi skidded off road and plunged into the turbulent Bisleri Nullah at Gangroo in the Ramsu area of Ramban district. Three passengers of the taxi went missing after the mishap and a search was launched to trace them. The vehicle reportedly skidded off road after being hit by shooting stones around 12 noon. The deceased have been identified as septuagenarian Haji Mir…

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