HOW IT HAP­PENED

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - FRONT PAGE -

On Nov 3, five teens were re­turn­ing from a Muhar­ram pro­ces­sion in a white Maruti car when army jawans fired upon them at a check­point, killing two and wound­ing two oth­ers In­ci­dent oc­curred in cen­tral Kashmir’s Chat­tergam, 30 km from Srinagar, and trig­gered wide­spread protests Army said it opened fire after the car failed to stop at two check­points How­ever, a state govt re­port said the car hit an elec­tric­ity pole when it was asked to stop and was fired at “We wel­come it. We have been de­mand­ing com­pen­sa­tion. There is (also a) need to hold per­sons re­spon­si­ble for the deaths and jus­tice (should) be de­liv­ered as soon as probe con­cludes” JU­NAID AZIM

MATTU NC spokesman “(Com­pen­sa­tion) is no sub­sti­tute for jus­tice. The only an­ti­dote to atroc­ity is that per­pe­tra­tors are brought to jus­tice. As long as jus­tice is de­nied in J&K, anger will re­main” NAEEM AKHTAR PDP

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