Protesters Subjected To Force In Shopian, Several Injured

Feb 17th, 2014 | Category: Kashmir News

In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured when Indian police used brute force against peaceful protesters in Shopian town.

According to Media sources, amid complete shutdown, people took to streets in the town and staged forceful demonstrations against the killing of two youth by Indian troops in Pinjura area of Shopian. The police resorted to teargas shelling and baton-charge to disperse the demonstrators, injuring at least twenty-five people. The angry protesters also damaged two police vehicles.

On the other hand, people staged forceful demonstrations in Bandipora, Hajan and Naidkhah areas against the fresh wave of arrest of youth by the police. More than two dozen people were injured due to use of force by the police against the protesters.

The locals said that after demonstrations, the police barged into the residential houses, beat up the inmates and ransacked the household goods.

Complete shutdown was also observed in Bandipora against the arrests.

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