Indian military opens direct fire on funeral prayers of martyrs, twenty people hit
SRINAGAR – At least twenty people sustained severe wounds as Indian troops opened fire during funeral prayers of the martyrs in Occupied Kashmir.
The locals chanted slogans for independence and also waved Pakistani flag.
On the other hand, a civilian was martyred and another injured in firing by Indian soldiers in Kohli area of Gool tehsil in Ramban district.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the incident took place late Saturday night. The locals told media that the troops opened fire and killed a civilian identified as Muhammad Shafi Gujjar and injured another Shakeel Ahmad. Shakeel has been shifted to a local hospital for treatment.
Both the civilians, according to locals, were engaged in cattle trade.
SSP Ramban Mohan Lal said an FIR has been registered against 58 Rashtariya Rifles of the Indian army at Dharamkund police station.
The troops killed 12 people in just four days.