Troops martyr 4 more Kashmiri youth, toll reaches 7

Srinagar, April 09 : In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiri youth in Shopian and Pulwama districts, today, taking the number of the martyred youth in the territory to 7 since yesterday.

The troops martyred two more youth during the continued cordon and search operation in Jan Mohalla area of Shopian. The troops killed three youth in the same area, last evening. The troops also damaged a mosque in the area during the operation. Indian troops martyred two other youth during a similar operation at Naibugh in Pulwama district, today. The violent military operations at both the places were going on till last reports came in. The killings of the youth triggered forceful anti-India protests in Shopian and Pulwama areas. The protesters raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Indian police and paramilitary personnel fired pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring several of them.

Meanwhile, the imams and khateebs of several mosques and imambargahs in their addresses to the Juma congregations expressed concern over the surge in Indian state terrorism in IIOJK. They called for early settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations to bring an end to the bloodshed in the territory. They also demanded restoration of special status of IIOJK.

Posters appeared in different areas of the occupied territory, reaffirming the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the freedom struggle till complete success. 

isited the residences of illegally detained youth in Islamabad district and expressed solidarity with their families.

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