In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred another three youth in Baramulla and Shopian districts, on Saturday.
The troops martyred two youth during a cordon and search operation at Malmapanpora in Sopore area of Baramulla and at Pandoshan in Shopian districts, today.
The troops had martyred another youth, Zeenat-ul-Islam Naikoo, in the same area, yesterday.
Several houses were razed to the ground by the Indian forces during the operation in Pandoshan.
Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of martyred Zeenat-ul-Islam Naikoo at his native Memmander village in Shopian district. The participants raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans on the occasion.
Meanwhile, in a statement in Srinagar, Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail.
It demanded immediate release of Yasin Malik and other Kashmiri detainees languishing in different jails.
Scores of students from different departments of Kashmir University, today held a forceful demonstration against the war hysteria created by India for last few days in the Kashmir valley.
The students pledged that any nefarious design by the Indian state which is against the interests of Kashmiri people will be opposed, tooth and nail.
In a statement in Jammu, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, Mir Shahid Saleem warned Indian government that any move to tinker with special status of Jammu and Kashmir will have disastrous consequences.
On the other hand, Indian authorities deployed additional paramilitary personnel at many places in Chenab Valley and Pir Panchal areas of Jammu region to create fear and insecurity in these areas.
Indian police arrested Hurriyat leaders including Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza and Manzoor Ahmed Ghazi from Bijbehara and Islamabad town in south Kashmir and lodged them in local police stations.
In London, executive members of Organisation of Kashmir Coalition, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl and Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, in a joint statement expressed anguish over the deployment of around 40,000 additional troops by India in occupied Kashmir.
They said heaviest militarized zone of the world was further amplified by New Delhi to crush the Kashmiris’ legitimate uprising for their right to self-determination.