Killings sparked multiple protests in Kashmir Valley

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By CNS on 22/10/2018.

Killings sparked multiple protests in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Oct 22: The unabated killings in Kashmir sparked multiple protests across Valley on Monday.

     Students at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) of North campus at Wadoora Sopore registered their protest.

   Scores of students including female students assembled in the premises of the University and shouted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans against the civilian killings, the students held a peaceful protest at the campus to condemn the killings and express solidarity with their families.


    Police foiled a protest that was organized by Kashmir legislator Engineer Rasheed in Handwara town of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Hundreds of people were part of the protest carrying placards and banners denouncing the civilians killings in Kashmir Valley. Rasheed tried to march towards Handwara town when police detained him and lodged him at SDPO office Handwara.

   Rasheed blamed security agencies for the mess and said that it the obligation of Forces to sanitize the area before allowing people to visit encounter site. He said that Kashmiris are being butchered under a well hatched conspiracy.

   A massive protest march was organized by locals in Doda district of Jammu region against the civilian killings in Kashmir. Hundreds of people amid slogans marched through lanes and bye-lanes of the district. Witnesses told news agency CNS that some of the protesters were in shrouds who vehemently denounced the civilian killings in Kashmir. The protesters demanded the withdrawal of army soldiers from Kashmir while accusing them of grave human rights violations.

  A peaceful protest was also held in Bhaderwah area.