Kashmir unrest: Ten more innocent Kashmiris killed by Indian forces

21 Sep, 2016 10:51 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – Indian security forces killed 10 more innocent Kashmiri people including a 13-year-old girl during fresh clashes on Wednesday.

Violence has been reported in the region. Mobile and data services have been stopped.

The innocent Kashmiris were killed on Wednesday by the Indian forces in the northern district of Baramulla.

The Valley is on a boil following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8. More than 80 persons and thousands others have been injured in the clashes that began on July 9.

More than 100 people have been killed and around 6,000 injured in the ensuing clashes, many of them wounded by shotgun rounds fired by Indian troops enforcing a curfew across the valley.

With more than two months unrest showing no signs of ending, local authorities have warned people against venturing out in the night and have also instructed shops and businesses to remain shut.


Previously, in occupied Kashmir, six civilians including a boy were killed and several others injured due to the firing of Indian forces on peaceful protesters in Srinagar, Budgam and Islamabad districts.

Five protesters were killed after security forces fired on protesters in Beerwah area of Budgam district. Another youth from Anantnag district of South Kashmir died during clashes with the security forces today. Dozens of people have been injured in the protests.

With these killings, the death toll in the ongoing Kashmir Intifada has risen to 80 in the past 39 days. The intifada was triggered by the extra-judicial killing of the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, on July 8, this year.




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