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The PIL was filed by HC Bar Association of Kashmir in 2016, when the Valley erupted in clashes after the killing of militant Burhan Wani that July.
Shias, who were seen as ‘friendly’ by cops and CRPF personnel in Kashmir, say Modi govt has bought into the Sunni majoritarian agenda.
Slapping of Public Safety Act on Farooq Abdullah only to justify his detention in Supreme Court clears any doubt about Modi government’s intentions.
Dr S. Natarajan, chief of All India Opthalmological Society, recalls what he saw in Kashmir in 2016, and says what pellet does to a human eye.
The alleged assault took place around 2pm Saturday at Hasanabad locality in Srinagar, which has a predominantly Shia population.
Deceased teen Asrar Wani's family says authorities have not given them death certificate and even his medical reports.
CRPF claims that the muzzle it now uses in J&K diverts 90% pellets in a downward direction, concentrating the hit on the lower part of the body, away from the eyes.