Shutdown Continues in South Kashmir Area on Day 7 As residents Demand removal of Army Camp

October 04

Shutdown continued in the the Quimoh belt of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district for the seventh consecutive day as locals continue to demand the removal of recently established Army camp in Redwani area of the District.

Locals told The Kashmiriyat that the locals are protesting on the seventh consecutive day against the establishment of Army camp on last Sunday as business establishments and educational institutes continued to remain shut in the area.

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Scores of women and men have gathered in the area shouting pro Independence slogans to demand the removal of the Army camp, Locals said.

Aqib Ahmed, a resident of Redwani told The Kashmiriyat that “Two more youth were arrested during raids in the area.”

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.

Author: News Desk

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