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A policeman using pepper gas to disperse the protestors (not in picture) in Kashmir. By News Desk Despite clear directions from the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) against the use of pepper gas to disperse protestors, government has failed to control police and para military forces who are using the “deadly pepper gas against protestors in residential areas.” Pertinent to mention that despite the SHRC banning use of pepper gas, at least two old age persons died while as more than 30 persons including minors were shifted to hospitals after police and CRPF personnels used pepper gas in downtown areas

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By News Desk | Srinagar Family of a 65-year-old woman alleged that she died due to the use of pepper gas by the government forces in Safa Kadal locality of Srinagar. Family members said that the deceased was suffering from a chest disease and unabated use of pepper gas in the locality deteriorated her health resulting into her death. Hajira, wife of Ghulam Hassan of Safa Kadal, was suffering from some chest ailment and died due to the adverse affects on her health from excessive use of pepper gas by the forces in the locality, said locals. Speaking to a