Government forces Saturday morning fired unabated pellets to disperse a peaceful procession in Chee area of Anantnag district.
Sources told that a rally was scheduled in Chee, Anantnag on Saturday, while the preparations for the peaceful rally was going on government forces barged into the ground and set ablaze the Shamiyana which was erected for the people and also beat the local volunteers.
They said following the government forces highhandedness a large number of people gathered in the area to protest against the forces. The peaceful gathering was dispersed with heavy tear smoke shelling and unabated use of pellets.
So far the sub-district hospital Anantnag has received more than 40 pellet hit bodies, mostly of youth.
It is pertinent to mention that south Kashmir areas on daily basis are witnessing humungous anti-India rallies which are addressed by different sects of various religious heads.
So far the death toll has reached in the ongoing violent clashes that erupted after killing of Commander Burhan Wani has reached to 57.
Friday was the worst day of clashes between people and government forces in which three persons were killed and more than 500 were injured, mostly youth.(RK)
2015 Kashmir Despatch