Shutdown amid protests continued in Quimoh belt of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district for the fifth consecutive day as locals continued to demand the removal of recently established Army camp in Redwani area of the District.
Locals told The Kashmiriyat that shops, business establishments and educational institutes are shut in the area and scores of people have gathered in the area shouting pro Independence slogans to demand the removal of the Army camp.
The Locals said that the Army men from the camp raided the Kujar locality and vandalized property.
Reiterating their demand for the removal of the Army camp, they said, “The area is growing in fear, but nobody seems to be listening.”
The Army on last Sunday set up a camp in the volatile Quimoh locality of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.
Locals informed The Kashmiriyat. They said that 1 Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army has set up a new camp besides the Martyrs graveyard in the Redwani Bala locality of Quimoh in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District. Redwani Bala pertinently is a densely populated area of the Kulgam District.