Protests erupt in Shopian, people demand removal of Indian Army camp

Villagers were demanding the removal of the Indian army camp located in the area.

Shopian: Hundreds of people in Pinjoora and Pahnoo villages of Shopian staged massive protests on Tuesday.

The villagers assembled outside the house of slain youth, Suhail Khaleel Wagay of Pinjoora who was killed in army firing on Sunday and lodged a protest.

Villagers were demanding the removal of the Indian army camp located in the area.

Two militants and four civilians were killed on Sunday night in firing by the Indian army personnel from the camp at a checkpoint in Pahnoo village of district Shopian.

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