Clashes in Kashmir over Kathua rape, murder case

Clashes in Kashmir over Kathua rape, murder case

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the use of brute force by the Indian forces on the students who were protesting against the rape and murder of Kathua minor girl and termed it the worst kind of state terrorism. He said that trigger-happy Indian forces and police only knew to kill and injure people on the orders of their political masters.

Scores of students, including girls, from different educational institutes hit the streets on Wednesday morning at K P road on Khanabal-Pahalgam road in Anantnag, demanding justice for the Kathua girl.

According to sources, the students carrying banners assembled at KP road area and started taking out a march seeking justice for the eight-year-old girl who was gangraped and murder in Jammu's Kathua.

In Srinagar's HMT, Sakidafer and Safakadal areas, the students were protesting against the Kathua rape and murder incident, hampered the traffic movement for hours.

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He was referring to protests by students of various educational institutions, demanding justice for the victim. A group of youth also staged a protest at Press Enclave.

A senior doctor at Anantnag district hospital told said that five injured students were received at the hospital and one of them has been shifted to Srinagar for specialized treatment. However, protesting students drapped in school uniform pelted forces with stones. The students raised pro-freedom slogans and demanded rapists should be hanged. The Forces fired a couple of rounds in the air as well, news gatherer CNS reported.

"What is the occasion for protests, stone-pelting when the case is solved, accused in jail and trial on?"

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