The Joint Resistance Leadership has called for a shutdown on October 22, tomorrow against the killing of five civilians and three militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam.
“To strongly condemn &protest the mayhem unleashed in Kulgam by the ruthless Indian state in which so far 5 civilians & 3 armed youth killed besides injuries to tens of scores of injured,JRL calls for complete #Shutdown tomorrow,JRL will hold a #ProtestSitin on Tuesday at LaLchowk (SIC)” tweeted Mirwaiz Umar.
Chairman of Hurrityat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also expressed anguish over the killing of five civilians at the gunfight site in Laroo area in south Kashmir’s district Kulgam.
Taking to his twitter handle Mirwaiz said that there is “bloodbath” in Kulgam amid information blockade by the government forces. “Amidst internet &news blackout reports of #BloodbathInKulgam as Indian forces go berserk! Many civilian casualties reported,3 armed youth martyred more than sixty civilians injured many critical !Homes destroyed, women ruthlessly beaten! All roads to the area sealed, media barred!,” Mirwaiz wrote.
At least five civilians were killed at the gunfight site , while as 43 civilians have been injured in the clashes at the gunfight site at Laroo area of district Kulgam.
Three militants were also killed during an encounter at Laroo area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.