Indian troops martyr one Kashmiri youth in Pulwama
09 January, 2014
SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred a youth during a crackdown operation in Awantipora area of Pulwama district.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth was short dead after the area was besieged by Indian troops, last night. The killing triggered a forceful anti-India protest demonstration marked with complete shutdown in the area. Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of the martyred youth, Wasim Ahmad Dar.
The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani addressing a gathering over phone, on the occasion, maintained that the sacrifices rendered by people of Kashmir would not be allowed to go waste. He said that India would not succeed in suppressing the Kashmiris' voice for freedom through use of brute force.
The protest in the area was led by APHC leader, Syed Bashir Andrabi. People on the occasion raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.
JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, APHC leaders, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Zafar Akbar Butt and Hilal Ahmad War and Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Chairperson, Farida Behanji in their separate statements paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth.
On the other hand, an engineer working with Indian Military Engineering Services was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Jammu, while a constable of Indian police was found dead at his camp in Ganderbal.
Meanwhile, around forty men said to be from a Hindu extremist group attacked the Aam Admi Party office in New Delhi, today. The attackers were protesting against the party leader, Prashant Bhushan, who had demanded a referendum on army rule in Jammu and Kashmir. The office of Aam Admi Party was heavily stoned and its windows were shattered.