For about a month protests have grown in Nowshera there were being many phone calls of shutdown in the spot. Yesterday, the protesters had resorted to extreme stone pelting and targeted the District Commissioner of Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary, who managed to escape unhurt as he was donning protecting helmet and vest, police claimed. Mr Chowdhary was strike on his head right after protesters hurled glass bottles at him.
An more superintendent of police, two deputy police superintendents, a station home officer and two sub-inspectors were being among the wounded, say neighborhood media stories.
Cell web services have been suspended in the spot right after Saturday’s clashes. The Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri and senior police officers are holding talks with the protesters, the police claimed.
People in the border town assert that even just before Independence, Nowshera was a tehsil and now it need to be upgraded as a entire-fledged district.