Govt forces detain 30 youth from Shopian, Pulwama villages

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Srinagar : Government forces detained at least 30 youth from different villages of South Kashmir’s Shopian and Pulwama districts during nocturnal raids on Wednesday.

Reports said that the forces during various night raids picked up 30  persons from Tahab and Chewakalan villages of Pulwama.

A police official at Shopian said that the forces raided Vehil and Narwah villages of the district and detained six persons.

The arrestees were lodged in a holding cell at Police station  Shopian, the official said.

He, however, did not divulge the reason behind these arrests.

During the past one week dozens of youth have been detained in the twin districts. The arrests have come ahead of the parliamentary polls in the twin districts scheduled on May 6.

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