Indian Army personnel physically assault civilian in Srinagar

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army personnel physically assaulted a civilian in Srinagar.

Some Army personnel physically assault the civilian while other personnel present also got involved in fight at Nowgam Chowk in Srinagar. A video circulated on social media by many users including a National Conference leader who said, “Such behaviour from army is highly unwarranted”.

In the video some army men are seen in altercation with a load carrier driver and all of a sudden a soldier rushes to the spot and forcefully strikes couple of blows near the neck of a person.

Police said in a statement said, “Today afternoon an incident came to notice wherein some army personnel in uniform reportedly beat one civilian while other personnel present also got involved in minor fight at Nowgam Chowk.”

The police said that on receipt of this information, cognisance of incident was taken and a case under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered in Nowgam Police station. “Investigation has been taken up,” the police said.

Meanwhile, In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Rajouri district on Tuesday.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops during their continued violent military operations martyred the youth in Pukharni in Nowsherea area of the district.

An official told media men that the troops deployed near the Line of Control killed two persons and their bodies are lying near the fence, while attempts are being made to recover them.

Earlier on Sunday, during operation the troops shot and injured a youth and arrested him while he was looking after his cattle near the Line of Control near the fence. —KMS

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