By-Ahmed Sohail While returning back from renowned SMHS hospital after few hours of little assistance to the injured and their attendants, I thought about visiting a friend of mine who lives in the heart of the Srinagar city in the Downtown area.
Archives for July 19, 2016
Srinagar:The death toll in the ongoing Kashmir Intifada has risen to 48 with the killing of another woman by Indian troops. The troops fired upon the protesters in Churath area of Qazigund on Monday evening in which two civilians, Showkat Ahmed Yatoo and Sada Bano, were killed on the spot and several others including Neelofar […]
Anantnag: At least five people including a woman were injured after government forces beat them up in Verinag town of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Srinagar, July 18: Curfew remained in place along with the government clampdown on communication, including mobile internet and phone services, across Kashmir valley on Monday. People defied curfew at some places in north and south Kashmir. One person sustained pellet injury in Khrew Pampore. The youth was immediately shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar for treatment. […]
Srinagar, (Basharat Masood) Amid information clampdown in Kashmir, Facebook has faced allegations of censorship in Kashmir as users have reported removal of their content and alleged the social network has disabled their accounts for posting “pro-Kashmir” updates and photos. A number of users including a local English daily posted screenshots of the Facebook messages informing […]
‘The steel pellets used by police and troops are officially a ‘non-lethal weapon’, but those wounded will live in partial or total darkness’ (By Mirza Waheed) Srinagar: Two sets of images have haunted me these last few days. One is a series of photos of people splashing bucketloads of water to wash away blood from […]
Beijing, (Xinhua): Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China was concerned about the casualties due to violence in Kashmir which began on July 9, a day after a top militant was killed by security forces, Xinhua news agency reported.
‘Every five years only the face of the oppressor changes in Kashmir but the oppression remains just the same. The ‘Democide’ continues unabated’ (By-Faisal Bashir) After putting Kashmiris under a virtual house arrest, gagging Internet, suspending telecommunications, clamping down the media, stopping electricity and water supplies in some areas, & blocking cable TV, what tyrannical […]