SRINAGAR – In a fresh act of state terrorism, Indian troops martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Baramulla district of Indian Occupied Kashmir on Wednesday.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the victims, identified as Gulzar Ahmed and Basit Ahmed, were martyred during a siege and a search operation at Pazalpora in Rafiabad area of the district by Indian forces.
According to Indian media reports, the deceased youth were members of Hizbul Mujahideen, an organisation whose commander Burhan Wani was martyred in July last year, stirring outrage among the residents of the restive region.
Earlier, on June 11, Indian troops martyred a Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district, taking the number of casualties in fake encounters in the territory to seven since June 9.
Although the valley of Kashmir witnessed oppression ever since Indian troops tried to get hold of it illegally, a spree of violence erupted after the killing of Burhan Wani.
As many as 100 Kashmiri’s lost their lives after the killing of Wani who was dubbed a militant by India and a freedom fighter by Pakistan.