Indian troops assault civilians, vandalize property in Shopian

General Official News

Srinagar, September 04, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops assaulted civilians and vandalized private property including vehicles at Kadgam in Imam Sahib area of Shopian district. Locals told media that the troops arrived in the dead of night and assaulted people without any provocation. They said that neither there was any stone-pelting nor were any protests, which could have provoked the troops.

The other day, there had been clashes in parts of Shopian district after an operation conducted in Laddi village. The residents said that during the operation, the troops ruthlessly beat up two civilians, Muhammad Ismail Dar and Sheraz Ahmed Chopan.

Muhammad Ismail told media, “We were beaten without any reason. The troops barged into our house and beat us ruthlessly and damaged our property. There was no militant or any stranger in our house.” He added that the clashes took place miles away from their village. Many villagers said that they routinely became victims of the Indian wrath.

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