Shartpora Krusan residents protest, block Lolab-Kupwara road | KNO

Shartpora Krusan residents protest, block Lolab-Kupwara road | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, January 28 (KNO) : The residents of Shartpora Krusan on Monday blocked the Lolab-Kupwara road, demanding the arrest of culprits who are involved in setting back to back fire in the area. The protest was held following a fire incident took place in a local Masjid in the area of Lolab in Kupwara district. Scores of people afternoon blocked the main Lolab-Kupwara road following the fire incident on intervening night of Sunday in which a Holy Quran, Matting and other items of Masjid were damaged. The residents demanded authorities to swing into the action to stop the blaze incident in the area. Talking to KNO, protesters said that, many fire incidents took place in the area in recent past, which went unnoticed but the firing incident last night in which Holy Quran and others belongings of Masjid turned into ashes, is an eye-opener for all, which compelled them to hit the roads and seek serious attention of authorities and local police in this regard. Traffic movement in the area also came to a halt due to ongoing protests. Protests were going on in the area when the report was filed.(KNO)