14 youth detained during pre-dawn operation in Badgam


Srinagar : In occupied Kashmir, at least 14 youth were detained during a nocturnal raid by the Indian forces in Sozeith area of Narbal in Budgam district.

Residents said that the forces resorted to massive teargas shelling before barging into houses in Mukhdam and Gori mohallas of the district early this morning.

“They forces smashed windowpanes, LCD TVs, refrigerators, cars and other accessories,” said a resident who didn’t want to be named for fear of reprisal. He said that several women were also beaten up by the forces.

“At least 14 youth were picked up from the village during the raid,” added the residents.