Thousands of Indian Para Military Forces sent to Kashmir to curb fresh resistance
Indian government announced to send 36 companies comprising of 100 personnel each.
The government claimed that 12 companies will arrive in Kashmir on Saturday and remaining would be sent on Sunday.
Indian home ministry spokesperson said “The central government is concerned over the loss of human lives in J&K during the last four days. It was decided to send additional Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to strengthen the security grid in the Kashmir Valley.”
The announcement was made after a high level meeting between Finance Secretary Ratan P Watal and officials from different departments.
The situation worsened when Indian Army Troops opened firing at a protest and killed three Kashmiris who were protesting against an Indian Army soldier who allegedly sexually harassed a school girl.
Later curfew was imposed in the Valley and important places were surrounded with wires in order to put away protesters.
Indian forces again killed a young student on Friday and injured four others by firing and claimed that the move was taken in self defence.
After the continuous deaths of Kashmiris, thousands of Kashmiri people gathered and held protests against the brutalities and state terrorism of Indian troops .
Kashmiris are demanding for freedom or merger with Pakistan.
At least 68,000 Kashmiris have been killed by Indian troops since 1989 uprising for the right if self determination.