2 killed in police brutality during peaceful protest in PoK’s Muzaffarabad

Oct 23, 2019

Muzaffarabad (PoK), Oct 23 (ANI): Police lathi-charged on peaceful protestors and journalists in Pakistan occupied Kashmir’s (PoK) Muzaffarabad on October 22. Two people have died while several others have sustained injuries in the police brutality. Eye witnesses have claimed that police tortured peaceful protestors without any provocation. Many people have been arrested by the police. Police also used tear gas on the protestors. Various political parties under the All Independent Parties Alliance (AIPA) in PoK had called for a pro-freedom rally in Muzaffarabad on October 22 to observe ‘black day’. It was on this day in 1947 that Pakistani forces had invaded Jammu and Kashmir.