Indian troops martyr two more Kashmiri youth in IOK
According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth identified as Nawaz Ahmad Wagay and Yawar Ahmad Wani were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation at Reban in Zainpora area of Shopian district.
Thousands of people from near and far-off areas thronged the native Reban and Bhatnoora areas of the martyrs to participate in the funeral prayers. The youth were buried amid high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
The killing of Nawaz Ahmad Wagay and Yawar Ahmad Wani triggered complete shutdown in their native Shopian and Pulwama districts. The authorities suspended internet services in South Kashmir.
Meanwhile, a Seerat Conference was held at the Hyderpora residence of the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, today. Syed Ali Gilani addressing the participants reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the freedom struggle against all odds. Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai said, international law and the declarations of the United Nations on self-determination give the Kashmiri people the right to struggle for their freedom.
Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed concern over the shifting of some Kashmiri political prisoners to jails in Haryana.
On the other hand, in Manchester, the newly–elected Chairperson of All Parties Kashmir Parliamentary Group in the UK parliament, MP Debbie Abrahams during a meeting with a Kashmiri delegation urged India to implement the recommendations put forth by the Group in its report on Kashmir, stop human rights violations in the occupied territory and grant the people of Kashmir their inalienable right to self-determination.