11 Pictures That Show Summer Of 2016 In Kashmir

Kashmiri villagers carry body of Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Indian Kashmir's largest rebel group Hizbul Mujahideen, during his funeral procession in Tral, some 38 Kilometers (24 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, July 9, 2016. Indian troops fired on protesters in Kashmir as tens of thousands of Kashmiris defied a curfew imposed in most parts of the troubled region Saturday and participated in the funeral of the top rebel commander killed by Indian government forces, officials and locals said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

1. People in tens of thousands attended funeral of Burhan Wani, who was martyred on 8th July 2016. Photo Credits: Getty Images

Burhan Wani funeral


2. Pellets have proven lethal for Kashmiris with hundreds losing their eye -sight. Photo credits: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Insha, a pellet victim


3. Frisking during the siege was a norm in Kashmir during summers. Photo credits: Reuters photo

Kashmir during summers


4. Villagers waiting till morning to show Nasir’s pellet ridden body, which was thrown in the forests, to the mediapersons. Photo Credits: GK


5. Hospitals were over poured with injured thus requiring extra efforts from the doctors.



6. The world is full of paper, write to me. ~Agha Shahid Ali


7. Hospitals in Kashmir’s summer capital were packed to capacity those days, their wards overflowing with pellet gun victims with their eyes injured during violent clashes with government forces. Photo Credits: (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)Pellet victims Kashmir


8.Even funerals were not spared during this summer. Funeral of Junaid Ahmad Akhoon being teargased.


9.Family denied the last rites by the forces- funeral of Yawar Mushtaq, Batengoo, South Kashmir


10. Pellets resulted in over 1000 eye injuries with over 600 loosing their eyesight.


11. Pro freedom leaders met different stakeholders to discuss the future course program regarding the ongoing movement.


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