Srinagar (Web Desk): Indian forces killed four youth in Indian Occupied Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday morning.

According to Kashmir Media Service, two troops were also killed in clashes, which took place after forces cordoned off Nowpora area of Frisal in the district.

An official of the Indian police confirmed that four had been killed in a joint "crackdown" operation by Indian Army and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force in Frisal area of the district.

Two of the four martyred youth have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Butt of Nowpora, Frisal, and Ashfaq Ahmad of Shopian. The police officer said the bodies of the youth were recovered from the debris of a house where the youth were staying in.