Posts Tagged ‘ Kashmir Under siege ’

Jammu and Kashmir: A disputed state under siege

Aug 23rd, 2019 | By

India fears protest if the communication is restored and troops scaled down in Kashmir Widespread anger over government’s revocation of Kashmir’s special status It is more than two weeks since Indian-held Kashmir began facing curfews. Markets in major parts of the valley and Muslim regions of Jammu were shut, communication networks suspended, and people were

Kashmir conflict: Pellet injuries leave boys in India struggling to adapt to blindness

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

Story by Annie Gowen It was months before Faisal Ahmed Dar finally stepped back on the cricket field. He had been his team’s top batter. But Faisal, 16, was recovering from a pellet wound that robbed him of 93 percent of sight in his left eye. As he healed, playing was out of the question.