Dozens including women injured in police action


Srinagar—In occupied Kashmir, dozens of people including women were injured in Indian police violent actions in Islamabad district, Wednesday.
Indian police and paramilitary forces fired pellets and teargas shells on pro-freedom rally at Shangran-Dooru area of the district. The injured have been shifted to District Hospital Islamabad for treatment. “Indian Forces of Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operations Group ransacked the venue of the rally. But the rally was still held by the people,” said a protester. The rally was organised by the Ittehad-e-Millat on the call of joint Hurriyet camp.
The locals said that the forces damaged at least three electricity transformers besides private property worth lakhs of rupees. “Despite Indian brutalities and restrictions people from Zaldoora, Bon, Shangran, Nowpora, Shanker Pora, Dooru attending the rally,” locals added.
On the other hand, residents of several areas in Sopore town, today, erected sand bags around power transformers to protect them from the wrath of Indian forces. Indian troop, paramilitary forces and police personnel damaged four power transformers in Kranshivan area of Sopore town during a pro-protest rally at Panzipora area. “Sand bags have been used to protect transformers in different areas of Sopore town like Bhatpora, Arampora, Chinkipora, Chankhan and Kranshivan colony,” said a resident.
Meanwhile, noted human rights activist, KhurramParvezwas shifted to Kothi Bagh Police Station in Srinagar.
Meanwhile, Kashmir Private Schools Association (KPSA) in a statement said that “On one hand, India is continuously killing people majority of whom is students and on the other hand it is ordering them to resume their classes.”—KMS