Firdousa’s Wedding Becomes Casualty Too

CHENIGAM: Thursday’s encounter forced a brother to cancel the wedding of his sister as he lost all his savings in the battle between militants and government forces.

“The marriage of my sister Firdousa Banoo was due on November 15 (Saturday). We cancelled it as unknown persons decamped with cash from my house when gun-fight was on in the area,” said Bashir Ahmed Dar adding that cash Rs one lakh fifty-seven thousand were stolen from the cupboard of his house.

“I don’t blame army or CRPF for the burglary but one thing is sure that when fierce gun-fight was going on, only government forces and militants were present in and around my house,” Dar said adding that he had set apart that money for marriage purpose.  (CNS)

 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS