Shopian: In yet another attack on a village in Shopian, army soldiers on Wednesday evening broke into and ransacked more than 60 residential houses, beating up inmates, including women and children, in Narpora village, some five kilometres from district headquarters Shopian.
“At about 6pm some army vehicles were passing by the village and some boys hurled stones at the vehicles. The soldiers came out of their vehicles and beat everyone who came in their way,” a resident of Narpora village told Kashmir Reader.
Villagers said that the soldiers ransacked more than 60 residential houses and damaged property worth lakhs. “They fired gunshots in the air and beat men, women and children. They also took away two minor boys from our village,” a resident of the village said.
Villagers said that several persons, including women, had injuries from the beating they received at the hands of the army men.
Villagers said that some days ago also, the army had ransacked several residential houses in the village.
A resident of the village told KR over phone that the army had damaged the windows of his house and of most of his neighbours. He said that the army soldiers took away two minor boys with them.