Four youth martyred in Indian-held Kashmir

By APP
Published: October 20, 2018
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They embraced martyrdom during a siege and search operation in Boniyar area of Baramulla district. PHOTO: AFP /FILE

They embraced martyrdom during a siege and search operation in Boniyar area of Baramulla district. PHOTO: AFP /FILE

ISLAMABAD .: Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred four youth in occupied Kashmir on Friday.

They were targeted during a siege and search operation in Boniyar area of Baramulla district.

Earlier, complete shutdown was observed in the valley to mourn the killing of PhD scholar Dr Manan Wani and his associate Aashiq Hussain Zargar  by Indian army soldiers.

‘Kashmir has become dreadful battleground’

The call for shutdown was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to pay homage to Dr Wani and his associate.

Pakistan had also reiterated its call for a thorough and independent investigation into use of chemical weapons by Indian forces in the valley.

Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that the Indian forces are committing heinous crimes in occupied Kashmir and the same was documented by the UN Human Rights Commission in its recent report.

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