Youth martyred in fake encounter in IIOJK, toll reaches 3

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one more Kashmiri youth in a fake en-counter, today, taking the number of the slain youth to three in last twenty four hours.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Monchwa area of Badgam district, today.

The locals talking to media men said that Indian forces for the last three days had been conducting random searches and today morning fired few shots in air and ordered people to remain indoors.

They added that later Indian police in a statement claimed to have killed a militant in an encounter. The locals refuted the claim and said that the youth was killed in a fake encounter.

The occupation authorities suspended the inter-net and mobile services in Monchwa to prevent people from sharing information about the prevail-ing situation in the area. The operation was going on till last reports came in.

With this killing, the number of martyred youth in the occupied territory rose to three in the last twenty four hours.

The troops martyred two youth during a violent military operation in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district in Jammu region, yesterday.

The troops also launched similar operations in Poonch and Samba districts. Meanwhile, Indian police also arrested a youth from Khrew area of Pulwama district.—KMS

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