Crackdown on youth continues in Pulwama

Pulwama/March,30: The nocturnal raids continue in southern parts of Kashmir with at least 12 youth being arrested during a night raid in Arihal village of Pulwama for alleged involvement in stone-throwing protests.
Reports revealed that that police raided the village during the night and arrested at least a dozen youth.
Last week police arrested more than 5 dozen youth from several villages of the district. Nocturnal raids were also conducted in Kulgam also last week.
Meanwhile, life returned to normal in the Pulwama district on Thursday after three days of consecutive shutdown over the killing of two militants in Padgampora village last weekend.
All shops and other business establishments opened early Thursday. Public transport was seen plying after three days.
Two militants – Rayees Kachroo of Belov Pulwama and Farooq Hurra of Shopian were killed in an ambush in Padgampora on Sunday.


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