In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, occupation troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism have martyred four Kashmiris including three in custody in Poonch and Jammu district.
Indian troops had arrested three civilians, identified as Safeer Hussain, Mohammed Showkat and Shabbir Ahmed, during a cordon and search operation in Surankot area and martyred them in custody.
The fourth youth was martyred by Indian troops during a search operation in Akhnoor area of Jammu district, today.
The custodial killing of the civilians triggered protests in the district. The protesters demanded an international probe into the killing.
Indian authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Poonch and Rajouri districts. Additional police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in the two districts.
Meanwhile, All Parties Hurriyat Conference spokesman in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the custodial killing of innocent people by Indian Army.
People’s Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti talking to media men in Srinagar deplored that troops are committing the worst state terrorism in the territory.
On the other hand, a teenager was killed and another injured when a mortar shell exploded in Chandli area of Samba district.