Fury in Kashmir after youth killed by police vehicle
KASHMIRFury in Kashmir after youth killed by police vehicle
Incident is the second in less than a month involving police vehicle killing protester during weekly demonstrations.
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Anger is mounting in Indian-administered Kashmir following the death of a 21-year-old man who was crushed by a military vehicle during a protest.
The incident on Friday was the second in less than a month involving a police vehicle killing a protester during the weekly stone-throwing demonstrations in the restive Himalayan valley.
Eye-witnesses told Al Jazeera that two young protesters were mowed down by the paramilitary vehicle after Friday prayers at Nowhatta locality in Srinagar outside the region’s grand mosque – a focal point for many protests.