According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar and Abid Hussain Butt were killed after Indian forces blasted a house with explosive material during a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of Islamabad town.
The killing triggered anti-India protests in the town. Several people were injured in forces’ action against protesters. The authorities suspended Internet and train services in South Kashmir.
Senior APHC leader Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai addressing a function in Srinagar said the Kashmiri prisoners languishing in different jails of India have been detained on frivolous charges and Indian courts have never been able to prove any charge against them.
Meanwhile, forensic Science Laboratory has revealed that the nomadic Muslim girl from Kathua, Aasifa, was sedated before being raped and murdered by seven Hindu culprits during captivity. She was kidnapped on January 10 and her body was found on January 17 near Rasana village in Kathua district.
In London, the United Nations human rights report on Kashmir, released last month, was raised in the British House of Lords and the members called on their government to take steps for implementation of the recommendations.
Lord Qurban Hussain took up the issue in the Upper House of Parliament, calling upon the UK government to facilitate an independent international inquiry into rights abuses in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.