Three dead as Indian troops storm mosque, houses in held-Kashmir

Published: August 13, 2017
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A funeral procession is in progress in occupied Kashmir. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

A funeral procession is in progress in occupied Kashmir. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Indian troops killed three youth in occupied Kashmir on Sunday during a search operation in Awneera area of the Shopian district, Kashmir Media Service reported.

Umar Majid Sheikh, resident of Khathpora Yaripora, Adil Malik, resident of Malikgund Shopian, and Irfanul Sheikh, resident of Malldaira Shopian, were killed after Indian forces stormed a mosque and four houses during the siege that began late Saturday night.

Indian troops kill another youth in occupied Kashmir

At least two Indian soldiers were also killed and several others injured when protesters attacked the occupied forces taking part in the operation. The Indian troops also used pellet guns, leaving a number of protesters wounded who were shifted to District Hospital Kulgam.

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  • Faisal
    Aug 13, 2017 - 3:49PM

    We need peace in South Asia all around.Recommend

  • SuperNeo
    Aug 13, 2017 - 6:55PM

    @Faisal:
    That’s only possible if you change your self.Recommend

  • kp
    Aug 13, 2017 - 7:34PM

    clear message from Indian Government, Terrorists are not safe even if they hide in mosques as well. Good job Forces eliminate all terroristsRecommend

  • Adbul Hassan
    Aug 17, 2017 - 8:51AM

    Some old picture. Why can’t the media just state the facts without bias. When will our media be free from the clutches of the Govt. This is the reason why Pakistani Media is never taken seriously.Recommend

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