Troops martyr 2 more youth in Occupied Kashmir
The troops killed the youth, Liyaqat Ahmed Wani and Wajid-ul-Islam during a cordon and search operation in Tikken area of the district. The troops had killed another youth in Tral area of the same district.
The killing of Liyaqat and Wajid led to massive anti-India demonstrations in main Pulwama Town. Indian troops and police personnel fired teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators, triggering clashes between the protesters and the forces’ personnel. Complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama Town, Tral and other areas of the district against the killing of the youth.
Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of the martyred youth, Liyaqat Ahmed and Wajid-ul-Islam, in their native bellow and Babhar areas in the district. The bodies of the martyred youth were carried by mourners in processions amidst vociferous pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
Multiple rounds of Funeral Prayers were offered for the martyred youth due to the huge rush of people from Pulwama and other districts of south Kashmir.