Indian troops martyr two more youth in IOK

Indian troops martyr two more youth in IOK

In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more youth in Bandipore district on Thursday raising the toll to four in less than 24 hours in the occupied territory. 

The youth were killed by troops during a cordon and search operation in Hajin area of the district. The operation is going on till reports last came in.

Meanwhile, people took to the streets in protest against the search operation in Pulwama district. The Indian forces used brute force on protesters, injuring many.

On the other hand, the occupation authorities imposed restrictions on movement of people in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Maharaj Gunj, Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, SafaKadal, Maisuma and Kral Khud police stations in Srinagar.

Meanwhile, two-day strike is being observed in the territory from today to register protest against New Delhi's attempts to abrogate the Article 35-A of the Indian constitution.  

Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership.

Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution prohibits non-permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir from permanent settlement in the state and from acquiring immovable property, government jobs, scholarships and aid there.