Photo story: Bloody Saturday in Kashmir

Photo story: Bloody Saturday in Kashmir

Srinagar: Three militants and a soldier were killed on Saturday in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Sirnoo Kharipora village of Pulwama district, while seven civilians died after forces opened fire on protesters in subsequent clashes in the area. Photos: Jehnagir Shah   Press Deskhttps://thekashmirpress.com

Sehrai condemns ‘massacre’ in Pulwama

Sehrai condemns ‘massacre’ in Pulwama

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Mohd Ashraf Sehrai described today’s Pulwama incident as a “massacre” and condemned the use of deadly force against peaceful protesters. Describing the move as a “serious escalation” that could lead to dangerous consequences, Sehrai in a statement issued to press termed the action as ‘the worst kind of barbarism and brutality a […]

Pulwama civilian killings: FIR registered, investigation started: DGP

Pulwama civilian killings: FIR registered, investigation started: DGP

Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbagh Singh on Saturday said that FIR has been registered into the civilian killings that took place in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on today during the post encounter clashes in Sirnoo village. DGP while talking to a local news agency said that police has registered an FIR into the […]

Tarigami pained over brutal civilian killings in Pulwama

Tarigami pained over brutal civilian killings in Pulwama

Srinagar: Expressing pain and sorrow over the killing of civilians by security forces in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, Communist Party of India (M) senior leader Mohammad Yousuf Targami alleged that for BJP, Kashmir was expendable for its narrow electoral interests. “Today’s horrible incident is a big shock and setback to any effort to restore […]

Pulwama bloodbath: The J&K Police statement

Pulwama bloodbath: The J&K Police statement

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir late Saturday afternoon issued a statement into the Pulwama encounter and the following civilian killings. In the interest of our readers, the police statement is reproduced verbatim: “A search operation was launched jointly by the security forces based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Monghama area  of […]

Pulwama bloodbath: Omar, Mehbooba, Sajjad condemn civilian killings

Pulwama bloodbath: Omar, Mehbooba, Sajjad condemn civilian killings

Srinagar: Mainstream political parties in Kashmir condemned the killing of civilians allegedly in security forces’ action during an encounter in Pulwama district Saturday, saying Governor Satya Pal Malik-led administration has “failed” to secure lives of the people. Seven civilians died in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district when security forces allegedly opened fire at an unruly crowd that […]

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