Kashmir: forces kill youth, death toll touches 8

Kashmir: forces kill youth, death toll touches 8

Srinagar: Another youth was killed in Ganderbal after the forces fired live ammunition on protestors on Sunday evening. The death toll has reached eight. The youth identified as Mohammad Umar was killed after the forces withdrawing from the poll duty were attacked with stones, locals said. His body was carried in a procession to his […]

Srinagar by-polls: Seventh civilian killed in central Kashmir

Srinagar: Government forces killed another youth in central Kashmir’s Chadoora area on Sunday by firing live ammunition against protesters taking death toll to seven. Sources said that a twelfth class student, Aamir was killed on spot after he was hit by a bullet at Sogam area of Cahdoora. Aamir was a resident of Dadevompora, area […]

Srinagar by-polls: Firing at Habbak, 4 injured

Srinagar by-polls: Firing at Habbak, 4 injured

Srinagar: Government forces on Sunday fired live ammunition on protesting people at Habbak in the Srinagar outskirts injuring at least four protesters. Sources in SKIMS Soura told Kashmir Reader that one of the injured was hit by a bullet in his abdomen and he was immediately taken for surgery. They said that he was critical. […]

Srinagar by-polls: Percentage 6.50, not a good day: CEO

Srinagar by-polls: Percentage 6.50, not a good day: CEO

Srinagar: By-Polling for Srinagar Parliamentary seat concluded with an official poll percentage of 6.50 on Sunday. The CEO J&K, Shantamanu told reporters that the poll percentage was 26 less than 2014 polls. He said that final details may take more time as they have not received all EVMs yet. Regarding the killings, CEO said “it […]

Srinagar by-polls: Killings, intense protests mark the day

Srinagar by-polls: Killings, intense protests mark the day

Srinagar: Killings marred polling in the Srinagar Lok Sabha bye-elections on Sunday as six people were killed and several injured in firing by government forces on anti-election protesters in various parts of the constituency. Six civilians were killed in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. The killings happened in Pakherpora, Beerwah Chadoora and Magam areas. Sources said […]

Pakistan condemns civilian killings in Kashmir

Pakistan condemns civilian killings in Kashmir

Srinagar: Pakistan Sunday condemned the civilian killings in Kashmir and urged the international community to “act to stop Indian force’s crimes against humanity” in the region. “We strongly condemn the killing of innocent Kashmiri youth and injuries to many by Indian forces in Kashmir,” tweeted Pak Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria. “We urge int’l community […]

Srinagar by-polls: 5.84% votes polled by 3 PM

Srinagar by-polls: 5.84% votes polled by 3 PM

Srinagar: As many as 73784 electorate exercised franchise by 3.00 pm recording 5.84% voter turnout in bye-elections for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency on Sunday. In Srinagar District, 2272 votes were polled in Hazratbal segment, 1740 in Khanyar, 1687 in Habba Kadal, 309 in Eidgah, 2854 in Zadibal, 2986 in Amira Kadal, 4279 in Sonwar and 4196 […]

Joint Resistance Leaders call for two day shutdown

Joint Resistance Leaders call for two day shutdown

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday called for shutdown on Monday and Tuesday against the civilian killings in central Kashmir. Six civilians were killed at the hands of government forces in central Kashmir’s Budgam district amid intense anti-election protests. Hurriyat (G) spokesman, Ayaz Akbar […]

Srinagar by-polls: Fifth civilian killed in central Kashmir

Srinagar by-polls: Fifth civilian killed in central Kashmir

Srinagar: Another youth who was injured at the hands of the government forces in Kawoosa Magam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district succumbed to his injuries at a Srinagar hospital taking death toll to five. Sources said that Adil Ahmad was injured at Kawoosa, Magam after forces resorted to shelling in the area. They said […]

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