Indian troops martyr another 3 youth in IOK

Srinagar, June 22, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three more youth in Kulgam district, today. The youth were identified as Asif Ahmad Tantray, 18-year old Idrees Ahmad Nengroo and J22-June-15 Civilian killed by Indian forcesaved Ahmad. Asif Ahmad Tantray was killed when Indian troops fired on an anti-India demonstration at Redwani Bala in Khudwani area of the district, while bodies of Idrees Ahmad Nengroo and Javed Ahmad were recovered from the debris of a house, which was blasted by Indian troops.

Thousands of people from all areas of Kulgam and Islamabad districts participated in the funeral prayers held at Redwani in the district. Hurriyet leaders Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and activists of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Muslim Khawateen Markaz and Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League also participated in the funeral prayers. The martyrs were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

The killing led to massive anti-India demonstrations in Redwani and Qaimoh areas, which were going on till last reports came in. Hurriyet leaders Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Shabbir Ahmad Shah in their statements denounced the killings. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement called for complete shutdown in Kulgam district, tomorrow, against the killings.

Authorities arrested senior Hurriyet leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Zafar Akbar Butt along party members to prevent them from visiting Redwani to attend funeral prayers of the martyred youth.

Indian police beat up and injured a senior journalist, Javed Malik and assaulted his wife in Srinagar. Javed Malik who is working as a senior editor of English newspaper, Greater Kashmir, was travelling in his car with his wife when policemen stopped him at Bagh-e-Mehtab, thrashed and hurled abuses at him. The cops also misbehaved with his wife.

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