Srinagar (Web Desk): Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOk).
According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation at Rajpora in Tral area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in.
On the other hand, a Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army was killed after being fired upon by unidentified gunmen in Nowshera area of Rajouri district, today. Soon after the attack, the troops cordoned off the area and launched searches to nab the attackers.
In occupied Kashmir, the sufferings of the people enters the 80th consecutive day due to military lockdown and communications blackout whereas normal life in the Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continues to remain disturbed.
People continue to observe complete shutdown as a mark of silent protest against the Indian occupation and revocation of the territory’s special status.
Shops and businesses establishments remain closed for most of the time except for few hours in the morning and evening while public transport is off the roads.
Meanwhile, influential American lawmakers have expressed serious concern over the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and said India should uphold its commitment to human rights.
The lawmakers aired their concerns during a congressional hearing on Human Rights in South Asia.