The Kashmiriyat Photojournalist Injured While Covering Clashes in Kulgam

July 15

Suhail Dar, the photojournalist of The Kashmiriyat was injured when a stone hit him on his leg while covering street protest in Khudwani area of Quimoh in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

Suhail was covering a stone throwing protest that erupted in the locality following a cordon and search operation laid down jointly by Forces on Monday afternoon.

As soon as 1 Rastriya Rifles, CRPF and Jammu Kashmir Police reached the locality, youth in large numbers poured onto the streets throwing stones on the Government Forces.

The Forces retaliated by firing tear smoke shells and pellets at the protesting youth.

During these ding-dong battle, Suhail Dar, The Kashmiriyat photojournalist was hit with a stone, leading to severe bleeding.

Suhail has been shifted to the hospital where he is undergoing scans and treatment