Indian troops martyr 10 Kashmiri youth in Pulwama
Three youth were martyred during a cordon and search operation in Kharpora Sirnoo area of the district.
People took to the streets and held forceful demonstrations against the killings. Indian troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, killing seven more youth and injuring many others.
Severe clashes between the demonstrators and Indian forces’ personnel were going on in the area when last reports came in.
Meanwhile, a three-day shutdown commenced in the occupied territory to register protest against the killings.
Call for the shutdown was given by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik
The leadership has also called a march towards Badami Bagh cantonment in Srinagar on Monday to register protest against the killings.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a tweet asked India to stop genocide in the territory. Hurriyat leaders and organizations strongly denouncing the Pulwama carnage appealed to the international community to take cognizance of Indian brutalities against the people of the occupied territory.
Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi organized a function in Srinagar, today, to observe the death anniversary of its founding leader Sofi Muhammad Akbar.
Complete shutdown was observed in Magam town of Badgam district, today, to mark the 11th martyrdom anniversary of a youth, Zahoor Ahmed Mir.
High Court Bar Association in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the shifting of Kashmiri prisoners detained under draconian law, Public Safety Act, to different Indian jails.