In occupied Kashmir, one person was critically injured after Indian troops thrashed family members and neighbours of a freedom activist in Pulwama district.
The residents of Dogripora in Awantipora area of the district told media that the troops entered the village at around 12:30 am and ransacked house of the Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Lateef Ahmed Dar, and thrashed his family members which included his three brothers namely Gulzar Ahmed Dar, Nadeem Ahmed Dar and Zubair Ahmed Dar.
The locals said that later the troops also beaten up three neighbours of the Hizb Commander namely Muhammad Azhar-ud-Din, Bilal Ahmed Dar and Ishfaq Ahmed Lone. They said that Azhar-ud-Din suffered injuries and was admitted to a hospital.
The residents demanded stern action against the troops involved in ransacking of the houses and beating of inmates.—KMS