20 Kashmiris martyred by Indian security forces in two weeks

By: INP      Published: 09:47 PM, 3 May, 2020
20 Kashmiris martyred by Indian security forces in two weeks
Kashmiri women mourn the killing of a relative at the hands of Indian security forces.–File photo

Indian security forces have martyred at least 20 Kashmiri youths in eight cordon and search operations in southern part of the Indian-occupied region in the last two weeks, police said.

On April 17, Indian troops martyred two Kashmiri youth in an operation at Dairoo-Keegam in Shopian and the security personnel took their bodies to a far off Baramula village for burial.

On April 22, four youth, hailing from Shopian and Pulwama villages, were killed in a CASO at Melhoora village in Zainapora area of Shopian and their bodies were too taken by police to Ganderbal for burial.

On April 24, Indian forces martyred two youth in a cordon and search operation in Heri-Kharipora village of Frisal in Yaripora, Kulgam. The bodies of the duo hailing from Ashmuji and Bugam villages of Kulgam were also taken by police to a far off Baramulla village for burial.

On April 25, three youth were martyred during an operation by Indian military personnel in Goripora, Barsoo village in Awantipora police district. Their bodies were taken by police to Ganderbal for burial.

On evening of April 26, Indian police martyred four youth including an engineering graduate in a CASO in Achthal-Guddar village of Kulgam district.

On April 27, Indian troops martyred three youth in Lower-Munda Qazigund area of Islamabad town in the police jurisdiction of Kulgam. All of them were from Kulgam villages. Their bodies were taken by police to Baramulla for burial.

As many as 14 civilians were injured when an explosive device under the rubble of damaged houses went off.

On April 29, Indian forces again killed three youth in Melhora, Zainapora area of Shopian. Police took their bodies to Ganderbal for burial.

On May 2, two youth were martyred in Pulwama town. Initial reports suggest that the duo hailed from the same district. Their bodies, a police official said, will be taken to a Baramulla village for burial.