Curfew imposed in IOK after protests errupt on sexual harassment of School Girl by Indian Army
SRINAGAR: Curfew was imposed in several parts of Indian Occupied Kashmir after alleged killing of three Kashmiris by firing of Indian Army.
As per report, the incident occurred when Kashmiris were protesting against the sexually harassment of a school girl by a Indian Army soldier in Handwara town.
Indian Army opened fire at the protesters and killed two and injured dozens while a women died in hospital later.
A senior police official claimed that army fired when the protestors tried to storm a bunker.
The move was condemned by political leaders who called a complete strike in Kashmir and demanded immediate probe of the incident.
Chief Minister of IOK Mehbooba Mufti claimed to discuss the matter at high level and announced compensation to the victims.
She said “I was assured an inquiry will be conducted… I was also assured that those responsible will be punished.”
Indian forces have killed at least 68,000 people in brutal attacks and state terrorism in Kashmir.
Kashmir is a disputed area between India and Pakistan since their independence in 1947.
Kashmiris are fighting for independence or merger with Pakistan since 1989.