At Least 5 Injured in Clashes During CASO in Kulgam Village

August 05

At least 5 persons have been injured in the massive clashes that erupted in the Khuri Batpora area of Damhal Hanjipora belt in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

Locals told The Kashmiriyat that people in droves of hundreds and thousands came out of their homes throwing stones on Government Forces that came into the area to launch an Anti Militancy CASO.

The troops fired tear smoke shells and pellets go disperse the protesters, both women and men. “They also fired on protesters to disperse them,” a local told The Kashmiriyat.

Hospital officials at District Kulgam Hospital confirmed that they have received at least 5 Injured people.

They said they are being treated at the hospital while two of them have been referred to Srinagar for treatment.

The clashes were going on when this report was filed.

Author: News Desk

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