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J&K militants tonsure heads of four women

September 05, 2004 16:32 IST

Four young women, who were abducted and later tortured militants in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, were rescued by troops of Rashtriya Rifles, official sources said in Srinagar.

A group of militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen intercepted four young girls in Chniyas area of Gandoh tehsil in Doda district a few days back and later abducted them, they said.

Blaming them as informers of the security forces, militants tortured, beat and molested them and later tonsured their heads, sources said.

The RR troops later launched a rescue operation and after a brief gunbattle managed to secure release of the women from the capativity of militants yesterday, they said.

These four victims have been identified as Naseema Bano, Manira Bano, Nasreena Begum and Shabina of Chinayas village, they said.

The four women are currently under the protection of security forces in their village.

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Sub: Whats the Cribbing About?????

So Kashmiri Moslem women were tortured by the terrorists.......and there is so much sympathy for them.........well as you sow so shall ya reap....... The Kashmiri ...

Posted by The Voice of Kashmir

Sub: kashmir

Women are the easiest targets in this dirty war which is being waged on the name of islam in kashmir.Those responsible for these heinious crimes ...

Posted by bhupi

Sub: Where is RSS, ShivSena and VHP now ?

The tonsuring of heads of Muslim Kashmiri women is very unfortunate! What are the self-styled Sheikhs of Hindu nation (RSS, ShivSena, VHP) doing for the ...

Posted by bv

Sub: poor terrorist

Well what can be said about poor innocent blood thristy terrorists. Poor souls are oppressed, pls roll back POTA, call back army and strip them ...

Posted by gaurav

Sub: j & k

appros to ur article abt tonsuring of 4 women in maybe true but why dont u take the plight of families of disaapeared ppl ...

Posted by kubra mubashshir


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