Srinagar, April 08: Medical evidence is mounting to show the devastating effects, like blindness, of eye injuries caused by metal pellets fired from shotguns used by government forces for crowd control in Kashmir.
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Srinagar, April 02:A 17-year-old boy is struggling for life while many pellet-hit youth are facing the risk of permanent blindness, a day after three gunfights in South Kashmir which left 20 people including 12 militants and 4 civilians dead. A teenager of Gopalpora area of Kulgam who received bullet injury in abdomen on Sunday is […]
Publish Date: 8-02-18 6:50 PM
SRINAGAR: The 14-year-old Umar Nazir in a Pulwama village is unable to move around without assistance. Umar Nazir was in class 8 when pellets fired by the Indian forces’ personnel blinded both his eyes. Although, the Disability Board at the SMHS Hospital in Srinagar has certified that Umar has disability of 100 percent. Yet he […]
Publish Date: 28-01-18 12:59 AM
Pulwama: A youth was injured in clashes between protesters and government forces in Chewa Kalan village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Reports said that clashes erupted after forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in the village following inputs about the presence of militants.
Publish Date: 27-01-18 10:26 PM
SRINAGAR: Two days after receiving bullet injuries during a gunfight in Shopian, 18-year-old Saima Jan is still critical and battling for life in the intensive care unit at SKIMS Soura. The second girl injured in the incident, Sumeera Jan, is however recovering and has been put off the ventilator. Doctors at the SKIMS said Saima […]
Publish Date: 16-01-18 9:37 PM
DELHI: International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, today launched a postcard campaign to press for the ban on pellet gun use in Jammu and Kashmir. The campaign urges for setting up an independent investigation into cases of killings or serious injuries caused by pellets. The Amnesty will submit signed postcards and petition to Chief Minister […]
Publish Date: 10-01-18 11:42 AM
SRINAGAR: Insha Mushtaq, the girl completely blinded by pellets fired by Indian troops while she was inside her home in Shopian during the 2016 uprising, has passed her Class 10 board exams.
Publish Date: 30-12-17 3:15 PM
Srinagar; For Sayar Tariq Rathar, a 17-year-old class XII student from Litter village of Pulwama, life is different and difficult after he received pellet injuries in his eye in October. Sayar Tariq Rathar in a media interview in Srinagar said, “Life is different for me now. I was spending 3-4 hours on sports activities but […]
Publish Date: 23-12-17 8:32 PM
Sopore: A half-blinded youngster in Sopore has not given up hope for life despite multiple surgeries on his eye pierced by pellets and torture in police custody months after he was discharged from hospital. The intake of medicines has badly impacted his body system as he continues to be suffering from writhing pain. The 21-year-old […]
Publish Date: 21-12-17 2:31 PM
Says cops still hitting pellets above-waist despite deflectors fitted to guns (Abid Bashir) Srinagar: The police have admitted that pellets fired by its men and other forces in Kashmir are hitting the protestors on their faces and above-waist in violation of the standard operating procedures governing crowd control. A communiqué issued by Kashmir range inspector […]
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