SRINAGAR: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two young people in Poonch district of the Indian-held Kashmir (IHK).
The troops killed the young people during a violent military operation in Balakote area of the district. On the other hand, demonstrations erupted in Palhallan area of the Baramulla district after the Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation.
The local police and the Indian troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the government forces and the demonstrators. The local media reported that the clashes were continuing in the area after the start of the operation.
The authorities have suspended mobile internet service in the district while all entry and exit routes to Palhallan have been sealed by the Indian forces. Clashes were also witnessed between the troops and the protesters in Arwini area of Bijbehara during the operation last evening.
In another development, unidentified gunmen attacked the camp of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Panzgam Awantipora area of the Pulwama district.