Amid curfew, Protests erupt in Kashmir, death toll 23

Srinagar: Amid strict curfew, protests erupted in north Kashmir’s Baramulla and Sopore on Monday morning three days after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani and his two associates. At Baramulla’s old town, clashes erupted between protestors and government forces in the wee hours. Later, forces dispersed the protestors and imposed curfew in the district. Huge contingents of […]

Another youth killed, death toll mounts to 23

Srinagar: Two more youth were killed by government forces  late Sunday evening, taking death toll to 23 in Kashmir two days after the death of Hizb commander Burhan Wani. A news agency GNS said another youth Fayaz Ahmad Waza Nikloora Pulwama was killed after being hit by a bullet fired by forces in Pulwama. Meanwhile, Army post, Army town […]

Srinagar youth killed at Tengpora, toll reaches 21

Srinagar: A youth was shot dead by government forces at Tengpora Batamaloo on Sunday taking the death toll to 22. It is the first killing in Srinagar. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that the slain youth Shabir Ahmad son of Abdul Rehman Mir was chased by forces and shot killed near his home.

Burhan aftermath: Death toll mounts to 19

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday appealed for calm as four more people died in continuing protests against the killing of a top militant leader, taking the death toll to 19, IANS reported. A crowd overran a bullet-proof police vehicle and rolled it down into the Jhelum river at Sangam in Anantnag district, […]

Kashmir put under curfew, toll reaches 17

Srinagar: A strict curfew has been clamped down  in Kashmir on Sunday to crush the protests mourning the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in Kashmir. In Srinagar’s downtown area, barricades and loops of razor wires have been laid across roads to prevent movement of people.   Pro-freedom slogans and songs are blaring out from many […]

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