Indian troops martyr one Kashmiri youth in Shopian



In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one Kashmiri youth in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, today.

The youth was martyred during a cordon and search operation launched by the troops in Turkwagam area of the district, late last night.

A top police officer said the identity of the slain youth is yet to be ascertained as operation is still underway.

The troops stopped media men to cover the operation and blocked all entry and exit points to the area.

Meanwhile, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders, Jameel Ahmad Mir and Dr Musaib, in a joint statement paid rich tributes to the martyred youth. They said that the martyrs rendered their lives for a noble cause and their sacrifices would not go waste. They said that the Indian forces were using every brutal tactic to intimidate the Kashmiris into submission but would never succeed in their nefarious designs.

The Chairman of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Uzair Ahmed Ghazali, in a statement issued in Muzaffarabad aso paid homage to the youth martyred by Indian troops in Shopian and Islamabad districts of IIOJK. He said the Kashmiris are rendering unparalleled sacrifices for a sacred cause and the day was not far away when they will achieve freedom from Indian yoke.—KMS


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