In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama, Ganderbal and Kupwara districts.
The troops martyred two youth during a cordon and search operation at Chewa Kalan in Pulwama district, late last night. The troops martyred one youth each at Nunar in Ganderbal district and at Rajwar in Handwara area Kupwara district. The operations in these areas continued till last reports came in. A civilian was injured in the firing of the troops while a youth was arrested in Chewa Kalan.
These fresh killings raised the number of martyred youth in IIOJK to seven in the last three days. The troops had martyred two youth in Pulwama and one in Srinagar districts on Thursday.
Indian troops and sleuths of dreaded National Investigation Agency (NIA) during search operations abused and dragged several girl students and seized a Madrassa in Kokarnag area of Islamabad district.
All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader Jameel Ahmad Mir in a statement in Srinagar paid rich tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in the last three days in Srinagar, Pulwama, Ganderbal and Handwara areas.
He reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue their struggle for securing their right to self-determination despite Indian state terrorism. He also urged the government of India to release all illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists, including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Aasiya Andrabi, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Naheeda Nasreen, Fehmeeda Sofi, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Yousuf, Muhammad Yusuf Falahi, Mir Hafeezullah and Hayat Butt, who are lodged in different jails of India and IIOJK.—KMS