Hit in both eyes by pellets, teenager grapples with handicap

Hit in both eyes by pellets, teenager grapples with handicap

Srinagar: Mohammad Salim Khan sits quietly on a bed and blindly attempts to eat the rice and curry he is served at the SMHS hospital. With each morsel his fingers fumble around on the plate, and he can’t get right the placement of rice and vegetables. Khan is 17 years old and this groping in […]

Three days of carnage in Bijbehara

 The doctor who supervised treatment of patients with firearm injuries at Bijbehara sub-district hospital from July 8 to July 10 recalls a ‘colossal tragedy’ that was matched only by the brutality of police and CRPF men   Sara Begum Bijbehara/Srinagar: As dusk falls over sub-district hospital Bijbehara on Tuesday, in a corner at the end […]

A ward full of broken limbs and bruised spirits

A ward full of broken limbs and bruised spirits

Srinagar: Ward number 17 of the Bone and Joint Hospital in Srinagar resounds with cries and sobs. There are stories of spilled blood and shattered bones lying on its beds. The wounded are shocked by the tragedy that has befallen them, and their attendants huddle around, worried and weeping. The ward houses five of the […]

Killing to frighten people into surrender

Killing to frighten people into surrender

Srinagar: Many of the killings and injuries during the raging anti-India uprising appear gratitutious so much so that many observers believe that  these people were killed or injured only to frighten Kashmiris into surrender. Also, doctors have testified to the fact that bullets and pellets have been fired above waist, which demonstrates that the effort […]

Three days of carnage in Bijbehara

Three days of carnage in Bijbehara

The doctor who supervised treatment of patients with firearm injuries at Bijbehara sub-district hospital from July 8 to July 10 recalls a ‘colossal tragedy’ that was matched only by the brutality of police and CRPF men