State Terrorism: Indian troops martyred two Kashmiri youth in IOK in fake encounter

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State Terrorism: Indian troops martyred two Kashmiri youth in IOK in fake encounter

Srinagar: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Handwara area of Kupwara district in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

According to details, the troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation at Kralgund in Handwara.

The residents while speaking to media said that it is staged encounter as Indian troops and police personnel arresting the youth and killing them in a fake encounter for their promotions and other rewards.The operation was going on till last reports came in.

India on August 05, 2019 in a unilateral move abrogated Articles 370 and 35A granting special status to occupied Kashmir. The move was followed by imposition of curfew and communication blackout in the valley still intact after almost two years.

On October 31, 2019 India formally divided the state of Jammu and Kashmir in to two new federally-administered territories as per the constitutional changes approved by the Indian parliament on August 5.

According to the new arrangement, the occupied Kashmir is divided into two union territories: Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, which borders China. The two new union territories are now ruled directly from the capital Delhi. As per Indian constitution, union territories have far less autonomy from the federal government than states do.

Pakistan has, ever since, been raising its voice against Indian atrocities and gross human rights violations in Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan also, in his historic speech at UNGA session last year, also highlighted how India has illegally imposed curfew and lockdown in the valley. He also warned the world that the worst humanitarian crisis could unfold in Kashmir followed by a possibility of war between the two nuclear states.

Even the international media, on several occasions, has highlighted the deteriorating situation in Kashmir resulting from the persistent curfew and lockdown.