Police champion pellet guns, seek less lethal ones

Police champion pellet guns, seek less lethal ones

Srinagar: The JK Police have strongly supported the continuation of use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Senior police officials told Kashmir Reader that pellet guns were the most effective means of crowd control available at the moment, and that the lethality of pellet guns will be reduced by procuring new type of cartridges that have […]

On wedding of her sister Shabroza was struggling for her vision in hospital

On wedding of her sister Shabroza was struggling for her vision in hospital

By ZIA-UL-HAQ PULWAMA: On October 31 last year Shabroza 18 was alone at her home. Her other family members were out making preparations for the wedding of their elder daughter which was scheduled the same week. In the afternoon the government forces including army and policemen raided the village and started ransacking the houses. As […]

After intensive treatment, pellet-hit Sopore boy declared half-blind

After intensive treatment, pellet-hit Sopore boy declared half-blind

Sopore: The announcement of the ophthalmologist came like a thunderbolt to 17-year-old Zahid Ahmad Bhat, son of an impoverished horse-cart owner from a village in north Kashmir’s Sopore area. The doctor told him that he would not be able to see from his left eye as the lethal pellets showered on him by the government […]

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