Indian troops martyr three Kashmiri youth in occupied Kashmir

Indian troops martyr three Kashmiri youth in occupied Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Shopian district of south Kashmir, on Friday. 

Earlier, an Indian soldier was injured in an attack in the same area. The killings triggered massive anti-India demonstrations in the area. Indian police and troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring more than twenty persons.

The occupation authorities imposed strict restrictions in Shopian district and snapped internet services across south Kashmir. The authorities also suspended train service from Srinagar to Banihal.

Meanwhile, a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, today, revealed that eighteen journalists have been confirmed as being killed while performing their duties during the Kashmiris’ ongoing liberation struggle since 1989.

The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in a statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day hailed the contribution of the press fraternity of the territory in highlighting the sufferings of the people.

The Indian authorities are deploying 300 additional companies of armed forces in Pulwama and Shopian districts during the last phase of the Indian parliamentary polls to be held on Monday.