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42 killed in June in Kashmir, bloodiest Ramzan so far

Violence rising, what's the driving force behind this violence?
  • Many believe that the absence of dialogue between India and Pakistan and Delhi and Srinagar has fostered resentment leading to the "radicalization" of the Kashmiri community.
  • This alienation has been heightened by the lack of economic opportunities, that has frustrated the unemployed Kashmiri youth.
  • The deficiency of political space and status quo environment has apparently made militancy attractive again.

  • DSP lynched by mob outside J&K mosque
    23 Jun 2017
  • A huge crowd assembled outside a mosque in J&K lynched a DSP to death.
  • The crowd overpowered the DSP when he was making a video of them "raising slogans hailing Pakistan and al-Qaeda operative Zakir Musa".
  • Abusing him of being an IB and R&AW agent, the mob "overpowered, stripped, hit with stones, sharp weapons and logs till he collapsed, dead".

  • Police frustrated, asked to not act strictly in the Valley
  • A police officer revealed that the lower rungs of policemen had been scared after the death of the DSP.
  • While the CM severely critiqued the lynching, the police were asked not to act firmly against the wrong-doers.
  • The police furious over the rising attacks on their personnel in Kashmir said that the violence was being tolerated due to "political reasons".

  • 42 killed in June in Kashmir, bloodiest Ramzan so far
    24 Jun 2017
  • A report revealed that almost 42 people have died in Kashmir this June, making it the bloodiest Ramzan in the Valley.
  • The number includes 9 policemen, 27 terrorists, and 6 civilian deaths.
  • While the recent lynching of a police officer outside Jamia mosque has been critiqued by all, police believed that this would not prevent people from fighting against the cops.

  • 2016, the deadliest Ramzan for the world
    The 2016 Ramzan had been the bloodiest in the world with suicide bombing in Baghdad (300 killed), Istanbul airport attack (45 killed), a hostage-taking in Bangladesh (22 killed), bombing in Afghanistan (64 killed) and Orlando shooting (49 killed).

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