Deadly Week: 30 killed in 7 days
Srinagar, Aug 5: Thirty persons, mostly youth, have been killed in the Kashmir Valley since last Friday. Out of 30 fatalities nearly 25 have been killed in police and CRPF action while five youth died in a blast at SOG camp at Khrew in south Kashmir, which was set ablaze by the angry protesters. In the past one week not a single day has passed without killings being reported from one or other part of the Valley.
4 KILLED ON JULY 30
The renewed cycle of violence started from July 30 with Police and CRPF killing Muhammad Ahsan Ganai, 50, son of Abdul Aziz and Showkat Ahmad Chopan, 17, son of Abdul Majid Chopan of Amargarh at Sopur in north Kashmir. On the same day two others Muhammad Rafiq Bhat, 14, of Palhalan and Nazir Ahmad Mir, 32, of Sheeri, Varmul were killed in police firing at Pattan on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway.
2 KILLED ON JULY 31
A youth Mudassir Ahmed Lone, 20, son of Ghulam Muhammad Lone of Harpora Naidkhai, was killed in police and CRPF action at Naidkhai in Bandipore district while another youth Javed Ahmed Teli, 23, son of Ghulam Muhammad Teli of Bangla Bagh, Varmul was killed in CRPF firing at Varmul in north Kashmir.
8 KILLED ON AUGUST 1
Two youth Nayeem Ahmed Shah, 20, son of Bashir Ahmad Shah of Hyderpora and Rayees Ahmad Wani, 18, son of Abdul Rashid Wani of Pampore were killed in police firing at Pampore while a 15-year old Afroza Teli, daughter of Ghulam Muhammad Bhat of Khrew Pulwama fell to the bullets of SOG and CRPF at Khrew. Following the unprovoked firing, angry youth set ablaze an SOG camp at Khrew. The ammunition which was dumped there went off triggering a massive blast in which five youth were killed.
7 KILLED, ONE SUCCUMBS ON AUGUST 2
At least seven persons, including a minor, were killed on August 2 while a youth who had sustained bullet injuries a day before succumbed to his injuries.
Tariq Ahmed Dar 17 son of Farooq Ahmed Dar from Simthan Bijbehara injured in police firing on August 1 succumbed in a Srinagar hospital.
Muhammad Yaqoob Bhat, 22, son of Abdul Rahim Bhat, of Zadoora, Pulwama was killed in CRPF firing near Pulwama. Khursheed Ahmed War, 22, son of Muhammad Maqbool War, resident of Shumnag, Kupwara was killed in SOG firing near Kralpora in frontier district of Kupwara. Aashiq Hussain Bhat, 14, son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat, of Wahiepora area of Kulgam district was killed in CRPF firing at Kulgam.
Bashir Ahmed Reshi, 44, son of Muhammad Ismail Reshi of Wachi, Pulwama was shot dead by policemen near Sangam bridge and the body thrown into river Jhelum. Irshad Ahmed, 17, son of Muhammad Abdullah of Reshipora, Awantipora was tortured to death. Rameez Ahmad, 16, son of late Abdul Rashid Bhat was killed in CRPF firing at Kulgam.
Paramilitary CRPF troopers beat up 7-year old Sameer Ahmed Rah to death at Batmaloo in uptown. He became the youngest victim in the 56-day Kashmir unrest.
4 KILLED ON AUGUST 3
Meraj-ud-Din Lone, 20, son of Muhammad Maqbool Lone of Barthana was shot dead by a joint party of police and CRPF at Barthana, Qamarwari in Srinagar.
Anees Ahmed, 17, son of Khursheed Ahmed Ganai, of Dangerpora Narwara was killed in CRPF firing near Narwara in Srinagar. On the same day Suhail Ahmad Dar, 15, son of Muhammad Yasin Dar of Zainakote HMT, Srinagar was killed in CRPF firing. Jehangir Ahmad, 22, son of Muhammad Yousuf Bhat, of Chenigam Yaripora, Kulgam was killed in police firing and Riyaz Ahmed Bhat, 25, of Khrew, Pulwama injured at Khrew in police and CRPF action on August 1 succumbed to his injuries.
2 CASUALTIES ON AUG 4
Muhammad Yaqoob Bhat, 20, son of Muhammad Yusuf Bhat of Nund Resh Colony, Bemina Srinagar was shot dead by paramilitary CRPF troopers near Bemina, while Muhammad Iqbal Khan, 22, son of Abdul Majid Khan of Lone Mohalla, Chanapora, Srinagar who had sustained bullet injuries in police and CRPF firing on July 30 breathed his last at SKIMS Soura.
ONE KILLED, ONE SUCCUMBS ON AUG 5
Paramilitary CRPF troopers opened fire on peaceful protesters near Degree College Pulwama in south Kashmir killing Shabir Ahmed of Lonepora Newa. While Ghulam Nabi Bidyari who was shot at and injured by paramilitary CRPF troopers at Ganpatyar on August 4 succumbed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 5 Aug 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 5 Aug 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 6 Aug 2010 00:00:00 IST
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