Just Numbers Now
- 10 Militants killed in 10 days till May 6
- 9 Civilians killed in 10 days till May 6
- 15 Civilians killed in April
- 65 Total number of people killed in militancy-related operations in the past four months, including militants and stone-pelting protesters
Outside the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital in Srinagar on Saturday, April 5, at about 10:15 am, personnel of the J&K Police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) pounced on the body of a teenager, who had been mowed down by an armoured police vehicle when the forces were retreating from the Chattabal area after an encounter in which three militants were killed. Doctors at the SMHS hospital declared the victim, 18-year-old Adil Ahmed Yatoo, “brought dead”.
The police described the incident at Noorbagh in which Adil was crushed to death as a road accident. When a video clip...