Jammu & Kashmir

Protests hit Gurez after man ‘dies’ in army camp, locals allege torture

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Locals allege ‘torture’, police says ‘investigating matter’

Gurez: A-52-year old man from Gurez village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district was allegedly killed inside a local army camp in Tarbal area of Gurez on Saturday.

A group of locals said that the local resident identified as Muhammad Abdullah Hajam, son of Abdul Rahman Hajam, a resident of Tarbal was allegedly called by the local army unit of (36RR) at Tarbal–the last village near LoC, about 20 kms from Gurez town. They said the man died due to “torture”.

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