The troops martyred the youth identified as Adfar Fayaz Parray and Irfan Ahmad Rather during a cordon and search operation in Tral area of the district.
Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in the Kashmir valley and in Banihal and other areas of Jammu region against the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami and New Delhi’s attempts to scrap Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution.
A large number of people staged a protest demonstration at Lal Chowk in Srinagar against the ban on Jamaat and conspiracies against special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement said, repressive measures like raids and arrests are being used as tools to force the Kashmiris into submission.
The Supreme Court of India is likely to hear the petitions against Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution tomorrow and on Thursday.
On the other hand, the participants of a protest demonstration in Brussels called upon the European Union to play its role for de-escalation of tension in South Asia through peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
The demonstration was organised by the Kashmir Council Europe outside the head offices of EU Commission and EU External Action Service in Brussels.
A Delhi-based civil society group under the banner of Citizens Against War gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the rising tension between Pakistan and India.