Kashmir : The clashes between security forces and militants in Kashmir have been continuously taking place. On the 42nd day,an ambulance driver was killed on Thursday night at Srinagar’s Safa Kadal locality.
The ambulance driver was going back to SMHS hospital from Kangan. On his way, he was allegedly hit by pellets fired by security forces.
Since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8, around 66 people have been killed in the battle. Due to his death, the curfew has been imposed in the valley from around 40 days.
During protest, Kashmiris have alleged mayhem by armed forces. Separatists have called for a boycott of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.
On Wednesday night, nonconformists supposedly assaulted the place of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, a lawmaker from Shopian, and set on fire his hireling quarter. The PDP leader was not at home at the time.
This was the second such assault this month. On August 2, Jammu and Kashmir training pastor Naeem Akhtar's living arrangement was assaulted with petrol bombs. The pastor, who lives in his official cabin, was not present at the house.
Sources said dissenters assaulted Bhat's home to challenge the inordinate utilization of power amid night attacks in Mimender range of Shopian. They pelted stones at Bhat's home and assaulted even the securitymen guarding it.
Meanwhile,separatists have augmented their strike until August 25, and solicited individuals to visit families from those executed in the agitation and get ready arrangements of such families.
Separatists have likewise requested that individuals post letters asking all MLAs, MLCs and priests from "genius Indian" political gatherings to leave from the administration and gathering positions.
Inhabitants from numerous ranges have griped of night attacks and captures. Online networking is swirling with indicated photos of individuals pummeled by security strengths in the most recent two days.
On Thursday, inhabitants guaranteed that police ceased vehicles conveying key supplies into Srinagar.
Powers denied having issued any directions to oil organizations to stop dissemination of fuel to the merchants. Authorities said oil organizations, including Hindustan Petroleum, Bharat Petroleum and Indian Oil, have incidentally suspended the supply on account of Raksha Bandhan.