Shopian shuts for second day against youth’s disappearance

Shopian shuts for second day against youth’s disappearance

SHOPIAN: A complete shutdown was observed in Shopian for a second straight day on Friday to protest the disappearance of a popular youth from police custody. Zubair Ahmad Turay son of Bashir Ahmad Turay resident of Shopian’s Bonbazar, according to police, fled from Keegam police station on May 1. All the shops and other business […]

Police paste posters of militants, offers reward

Police paste posters of militants, offers reward

SHOPIAN: Police on Friday put up posters of three militants in Shopian, claiming they were involved in the killing of Lieutenant Umar Fayaz, the young army officer of Sudsona village of district Kulgam. The posters also mention a reward for persons providing information about these three militants. Police claimed that three militants were involved in […]

Shopian villages cry hoarse over delay in commissioning HT lines

Shopian villages cry hoarse over delay in commissioning HT lines

SHOPIAN: The transmission line installed in 2015 to give separate power supply to about seven villages of Trenz area of district Shopian has not been commissioned due to ‘callous attitude of the authorities’. Earlier in January, the government assured power supply to the area from Pinjura receiving station when villagers of Sugan village instilled fault […]

Shutdown in Shopian over youth’s ‘disappearance’ from police custody

Shutdown in Shopian over youth’s ‘disappearance’ from police custody

SHOPIAN: The disappearance of a popular local youth from police custody brought out people on the streets and government troops were pelted with stones on Thursday in Shopian, where a shutdown was also observed following calls made from mosque loudspeakers on Wednesday evening. All business establishments and the majority of schools stayed closed in Shopian. […]

Family in Shopian village left wounded, traumatised by govt troops

Family in Shopian village left wounded, traumatised by govt troops

SHOPIAN: A family in Maldair village in district Shopian has narrated a harrowing atrocity suffered at the hands of government troops on May 4, the day hundreds of army, paramilitary and police troops laid siege to 17 villages in Wachi area of Shopian. A mother of seven children, Saleema Bano, 60, told Kashmir Reader that […]