Srinagar: Kashmir truly is standing at the edge of a very dark and deep abyss, said former Chief Minister and National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah following more “bloodshed” on Eid.
“It was a bloody run up to #Eid & sadly a day of prayer & celebration has been marked by more bloodshed, pain & suffering,” Omar tweeted. “#Kashmir truly is standing at the edge of a very dark, deep abyss,” he added. In last 24-hours two youths were killed in South Kashmir and several others injured, nine of them brought to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital for specialized treatment for eye injuries caused by pellet shotguns fired at them by government forces.
All the injured were given preliminary treatment and extent of damage to their eyes could not be ascertained immediately, doctors at the hospitals said.