Medicos, paramedics seek end to attacks on ambulances, ban on pellets

Medicos and paramedics of District Hospital Pulwama on Monday staged a protest against the use of pellets by the government forces in Kashmir.
Medicos, paramedics seek end to attacks on ambulances, ban on pellets
Doctors and paramedics protest against attacks on ambulance drivers on Monday. Qayoom Khan/GK

Medicos and paramedics of District Hospital Pulwama on Monday staged a protest against the use of pellets by the government forces in Kashmir.

The protesters were carrying placards, reading 'Stop use of pellet guns', stop attacks on ambulance drivers'.

Over 65 people have been killed and thousands of protesters have been injured after forces used live ammunition and pellets to quell protests.

Dozens have lost eyesight after being hit by pellets in their eyes.

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