ISLAMABAD: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more youths in Indian occupied Kashmir’s (IoK) Kupwara district, taking the toll to five in less than past twenty-four hours.
According to Kashmir Media Service, all three were killed by the troops during violent cordon and search operations in Tangdhar area of the district on Monday, while two youth were killed on Sunday, bringing the toll to five in two days.
Earlier, an Indian army man was also killed in an attack in the same area. The Indian army said that the operation was going on in the area.
COMPLETE SHUTDOWN BANDIPORA, PULWAMA IN PROTEST AGAINST KILLINGS:
A complete shutdown was observed in Bandipora and Pulwama districts to protest against the killing of a youth by Indian troops.
According to Kashmir Media Service, all business establishments were shut while traffic was off the road in the two districts.
Five youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operations in Shokhbaba Sumlar area of Bandipora on Friday. The shutdown was observed for the fourth consecutive day, today, in the district.
Meanwhile, normal life was crippled in Tral area of Pulwama district due to strike against the killing of one youth by Indian troops, yesterday. Three people were also injured in troops’ firing on the protesters in Aripal area of the town.