Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred Kashmiri youth

Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred Kashmiri youth

SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in funeral prayers of a youth, Sajjad Ahmed and a 10th class student, Faizan Ahmed Poswal, who were martyred by Indian troops in Pulwama town, yesterday.

Braving heavy rains, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of both martyrs in their native places. They raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik strongly denounced the killings in Pulwama.

In a statement in Srinagar, they said with imposition of Governor’s Rule, India has waged a war against people of occupied Kashmir to suppress their just liberation struggle.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Yasin Malik led a demonstration in Nowhatta area of Srinagar, today, against the surge in killings by Indian troops in the occupied territory.

The protesters were carrying banners with messages demanding an end to Indian state terrorism in occupied the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar condemned the fresh campaign of character assassination launched by India’s National Investigation Agency against Hurriyat leaders.