According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops martyred the youth, Rahil Rashid Sheikh and Bilal Ahmed during a cordon and search operation at Padguchi in Imam Sahib area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Kashmir High Court Bar Association and the Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in their statements strongly condemned the use of brute force against the detainees at Central Jail, Srinagar. Several detainees lodged in the jail were injured due to the use of brute force against the protesting inmates on Thursday evening.
On the other hand, India’s Taj Mahal echoed with slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ on the event of the annual Urs of Emperor Shahjahan.
In Brussels, the President of All Party Group on Kashmir in the European Parliament, Julie Ward, and Vice President, Klaus Buchner, in a joint statement, today, said that they were convinced that right to self-determination to the Kashmiris should no longer be denied.
They added that India’s infamous National Investigation Agency has pinpointed the Hurriyat leaders for fake cases simply because they advocate the right to self-determination for the people of Kashmir.