The encounter in Shopian left behind a trail of destruction in it's wake, of not just burnt-down homes but memories as well. Journalists Mohammad Dawood and Ibrahim Mussa traveled to Shopian to capture the remains of the three-day encounter.
On Sunday 21 October, Indian armed personal killed three local rebels in an encounter in Kulgam. Seven civilians were killed due to a blast near the encounter site, and close to fifty people were injured. Grisly scenes of the injured, captured in photographs and videos, have since flooded the internet. In this short piece, Basharat Ali presents a commentary of photographs and videos available on social media from the Kulgam killings.