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SRINAGAR (Web Desk) – In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district, today (Thursday).

The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Chapran Gujjarpatti in Aragam area of the district. The operation was going on till reports last came in, Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.

An Indian army officer claimed that the youth was a militant and was shot down in an encounter with the military personnel.

Meanwhile, Kashmir Valley remains shut for the 76th consecutive day, today, against the civilian killings by Indian forces. The puppet authorities continue to impose curfew and other restrictions in Srinagar and other arenas to prevent a protest march.