Paramilitary forces beat up several newspaper hawkers in Kashmir capital Srinagar when they were delivering newspapers in the area.
A hawker said that a group of paramilitary soldiers beat him up yesterday (Thursday) in Old City's Safa Kadal area while he was delivering newspapers.
"At one naka, they allowed me to move ahead but just few meters away another naka party beat me up with sticks. I left the spot without uttering any word with them (forces)," a hawker told Greater Kashmir this morning at the newspaper's office in Lal Chowk.
The hawker said that not only he but other two hawkers were also beaten up by the forces.