Jammu & Kashmir

Indian troops martyr three Kashmiri youth in Kupwara district

In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more Kashmiri youth in Kupwara district on Wednesday.
The youth were martyred by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Machil area of the district.
Meanwhile, thousands of people chanting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans participated in the multiple funerals of two martyred youth in Kulgam and Pulwama districts, today. Mudasir Ahmed and Sheraz Ahmed, residents of Kulgam and Pulwama, were shot dead by the troops in a fake encounter in Tangdhar area of Kupwara on the 26th of last month.
Addressing the mourners by telephone, All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani paid great homage to the martyrs and said that the Kashmiri people are facing the worst kind of Indian state terrorism for pursuing their right to self-determination.
The killing triggered complete shutdown in Kulgam and Pulwama districts. The authorities snapped mobile and internet services and imposed strict restrictions in the two districts to prevent anti-India protests.
The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party in a statement in Srinagar said that Indian political leadership wanting to keep senior APHC leader Shabbir Ahmad Shah behind bars and the judiciary is making it possible by delaying his trial on one pretext or another.