SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred two Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district of the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) on Sunday, the Kashmiri Media Service reported.
The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Mir Mohallah in Hajin area of the district, media reports said.
The operation was underway till the last reports were received.
Earlier today, an Indian policeman was killed and two others were injured in an attack in the same area, the KMS said.
Forceful demonstrations have erupted in Hajin against the operation and the killing of the youth. People have taken to the streets raising high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
Indian police and troops continue to use brute force and firing teargas shells to disperse the protesters, as clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel continue.