Shopian Chalo: Train services suspended in Kashmir


Terming it as a tool of genocide, the trade body said that AFSPA should be removed before people are further killed.

Earlier, on her arrival from Poonch, the Chief Minister was briefed by General Officer Commanding, 15 Corps, Lt Gen AK Bhatt about the overall security situation in the Kashmir valley, particularly in the backdrop of the Shopian incident. "Even mothers have not been spared, as two young mothers of infants were also killed", the spokesman said.

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He said as long as there is not a shift in New Delhi's approach in dealing with Kashmir issue, these black laws like AFSPA, PSA, and Disturbed Areas Act will continue to be there and will keep extracting a huge cost of life and limb from Kashmiris, "as we are witnessing each day".

The residents of Phanoo village where four civilians were shot dead protested on Tuesday, seeking removal of the army camp. The army had claimed that the civilians were over ground workers (OGW) of a militant organisation, while family members have negated the claims and alleged army of killing them in cold-blooded murder.

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National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu asked the Chief Minister to clarify "why no legal action was taken in the Shopian killings despite Ms. Mufti accepting that the deceased youth were civilians".

The puppet authorities had imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the territory to prevent the JRL's march towards Shopian, which was aimed at expressing solidarity over the killing of six civilians by Indian troops in the town on Sunday.

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Police issued an advisory seeking cooperation from the people to maintain "order and peace" in wake of the protest march towards Shopian. Shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and universities were closed, while public and private transport remained off the roads in all small and major cities and towns. All examinations scheduled for Wednesday had to be postponed.Train services have also been suspended.