ISLAMABAD : Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred eight youths in the Occupied Kashmir on Sunday.
According to Kashmir Media Service, three youth were killed during a cordon and search operation in Laroo area of Kulgam district which was jointly launched by Indian Army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifle, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group.
The occupying forces also destroyed a house during the operation. In the same neighbourhood, three more youth who were wounded in Indian troops’ firing on protesters succumbed to their injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.
Two more Kashmiri youth were martyred after an unexploded bomb went off while they were removing the debris of the destroyed house. The bomb was laid down by Indian soldiers during the operation in Kulgam district.
Doctors at District Hospital, Kulgam, said that the youth were brought dead. Police identified one of the martyred civilians as Ubaid Laway – a resident of Laroo, Kulgam.
Meanwhile, two Indian army soldiers were injured in an attack in the area. Soon after the deaths, the authorities suspended internet services and imposed curfew like restrictions in the district.