Kashmir returns to normal, protests in Downtown
‘Pregnancy of a woman terminated after exposure to pepper gas’
SRINAGAR, Mar 11: Life returned to normal today in Kashmir valley, except for few areas in Downtown Srinagar where shopkeepers observed half day strike in the afternoon against the arrest of a shopkeeper.
Reports said traders in the Downtown areas including Gojwara, Razia Kadal and Nowhata Chowk observed a closed their shops in the afternoon against the arrest of one of a shopkeeper at Gojwara.
The protesting shopkeepers said they will continue their strike till their associate is released.
Reports also said that employees of consumer affairs and public distribution held a protest demonstration against the alleged police harassment of their colleagues.
On the other, Yasmeena hailing from Wantpora Hawal in Downtown Srinagar who had developed complications due to exposure to pepper gas this week has lost her five-month pregnancy after meeting an accident when she was being shifted to a safer place at her home.
She was immediately rushed by her family to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Srinagar, where she was operated upon by doctors and her pregnancy was terminated.