7,000 arrested during biggest crackdown

Srinagar—In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have arrested more than 7,000 people in the past three months in different parts of the territory.
At least four people were arrested by Indian police during crackdown operation in every hour in the occupied territory from July 9 after the killing of prominent Kashmiri Liberation leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani in Kokarnag in Islamabad.
The students were arrested after appearing examination while the injured were picked up by Indian police from hospital and houses.
At least 446 people were arrested across Jammu and Kashmir in a week till Monday. Given the numbers and the intensity of the crackdown, many are calling it the biggest in the territory’s volatile history. Over 500 of people have been booked under the black law, Public Safety Act.—KMS

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