Shutdown continues in Trehgam against youth killing

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By Fast Kashmir on 14/07/2018.

Shutdown continues in Trehgam against youth killing
Two women hospitalised after police fires teargas shells

Wasim Majnoon Mir

Kupwara, Jul 14: All shops and other business establishments remained closed while as public and private transport also remained off the roads. However there were no restrictions or forces deployments in the area.
Reports from the district headquarter Kupwara said people resumed their routine life today.
However Two women’s from Trehgam were hospitalised after they were alleged shelling teargas by forces early morning.
Locals said that Several women were working and collecting water when a police party fired shells .
While taking to SP Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram told our correspondent Wasim Majnoon Mir that scores of persons took to streets and blocked the main road and didn’t allow traffic to ply. After that Police swung into action while tried to clear the road, he added.
On Wednesday Khalid Gaffer Malik son of Abdul Gafar Malik, a resident of Trehgam was killed after army soldiers resorted to firing to disperse a few stone pelting youth.
Authorities have announced a probe into the killing of Khalid.
Meanwhile, low speed internet services (2G) were restored in Kupwara district on Saturday.