Forces allegedly thrash militants’ family in Kulgam

Forces allegedly thrash militants’ family in Kulgam


‘Damages property, injured female members’

KULGAM: Family of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Tawseef Sheikh from Rampora village of Qaimoh area in Kulgam district on Thursday alleged that forces during the intervening night of July 26-27 barged into their house and thrashed the inmates.

However, they said, after women raised alarm, villagers came out from their homes and assembled outside the house, triggered clashes between people and force. The villagers pelted stones on the forces, forcing them to leave.

Family member said, latter forces came after few hours and started direct teargas shelling from three sides. They said forces barged inside and started beating all the inmates including female members, resulting into injuries.

The family members were later rushed to nearby health centre for immediate treatment. The family also alleged that forces also damaged their property.

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