Along roads controlled by protesters and towns patrolled by Indian troops into hospital wards filled with pain. By Zahid Rafiq(Al Jazeera) Bumdoor/Anantnag, Indian-administered Kashmir – Aside from the black ravens that kraaw from every tin roof in Kawpoor, there is complete silence. It is early morning on Wednesday and for a while it seems that […]
Archives for July 15, 2016
Srinagar, July 15: In Indian admin Kashmir, a team of eye-specialists from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, which was rushed to Kashmir to assist in treatment of people injured due to pellets, compared the magnitude of damage caused by the lethal weapon to a war-like situation. The three-member team, headed by ophthalmologist […]
Srinagar: A 28-year-old youth lying on a bed at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital is unaware his left eye has been removed by doctors the previous day. He fears it may be so, but he still hopes that once the bandage is removed, he will see just as before. A teargas canister hit Parvez Ahmad […]
Srinagar: While the use of pellet guns against protesters triggered wide-spread condemnation from all the corners, the hospital officials on Thursday informed that at least 30 youth have received severe eye injuries during the ongoing cycle on violence in the Valley. Government Medical College (GMC) principal, Dr Kaisar told KNS that, “44 youth having eye […]
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced that Pakistan will observe a ‘black day’ on Tuesday, July 19, in light of “the worst outbreak of violence in Kashmir” which killed at least 39 people. According to Express Tribune, the premier chaired a special meeting of the federal cabinet at Governor House Lahore, where the […]
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday described slain militant commander Burhan Wani and other militants as people fighting for freedom and said forces are committing atrocities in Kashmir. “The forces are involved in state-terrorism in Kashmir and the international community should take notice of it,” Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at his weekly briefing in Islamabad. In response […]
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday blamed Indian policies in Kashmir for jeopardising the prospect of durable peace in the disputed Himalayan territory which remained under curfew for the sixth consecutive day with the death toll rising to 38.