Indian troops kills 4 more Kashmiri youth during demonstraiton

62 persons were critically injured when Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Srinagar and Baramulla town.

Indian troops kills 4 more Kashmiri youth during demonstraiton
World Bulletin / News Desk

Kashmir's main Muslim alliance said government forces to crack down on "peaceful protesters".

"Now security forces are arresting and torturing youth who participated in recent peaceful rallies," Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference alliance said.

"If they don't stop raids and arrests we will launch massive protests against security forces," Farooq said in a statement.

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state ruling, killed four innocent youth at two different places in Kupwara district.

Two youth were critically injured when Indian troops opened fire to disperse hundreds of people who were protesting against Indian state in Islamabad Township on Tuesday, reported Kashmir media service.

62 persons were critically injured when Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Srinagar and Baramulla town. Indian army vehicle deliberately hit a civilian vehicle injuring Asadul Hamid, Mohammad Iqbal and Mohammad Din Butt were injured at Digdol in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar Highway.

Police opened fired and used teargas shells to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators shouting "La ilaha illalah" (There is no god, but Allah) and "We want freedom," officials said in Srinagar, Kashmir's summer capital.

At least 36 protesters in the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley have been killed by Indian security forces since last month in some of the largest pro-independence demonstrations since a revolt against New Delhi's rule broke out in 1989, reported Reuters.

More than 1,000 people have been injured in the protests, sparked by a decision to grant land to build shelters for Hindus making an annual pilgrimage to Kashmir, one of the most militarised regions in the world.

Indian troops have been criticised by Kashmiris and international human rights groups for using excessive force to quell protests in the disputed Himalayan region.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Eylül 2008, 14:24
YORUM EKLE