Srinagar: More than 25 persons were injured after government forces allegedly barged into their houses and beat them ruthlessly in a Shopian village last night.
The incident happened in Turkewangam village of the south Kashmir district.
Local sources said that last evening a mild stone pelting took place in the village which was not retaliated by forces. However, forces personnel late in the night came to village and started beating people in their houses.
They said that forces beat dozens of people ruthlessly and damaged their properties.
Local sources said that at least 25 persons sustained injuries in force’s action some of whom were shifted to Srinagar hospitals.
They said that one Mushtaq Ahmad is being treated at Bone and Joint hospital in Srinagar after his leg was badly fractured.
Locals also alleged that forces vandalized the properties and damaged many residential houses.