SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred 10 youth in Indian occupied Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, Kashmir Media Service reported.
Three of the youth were killed during a cordon and search operation launched by the troops in Kharpora Sirnoo area of district.
The killing sparked protests by residents resulting in clashes between demonstrators and Indian forces. The India troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse protesters which lead to two more youths being killed and several others injured.
The occupying forces have suspended rails service in the valley.
Earlier this month a report released by Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of World Human Rights Day, revealed Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism in occupied Kashmir, martyred 95,238 innocent Kashmiris, including 7,120 in custody, since January 1989 still date.
red 22,894 women widowed and 107,551 children orphaned.
The report said that troops molested or disgraced 11,107 women and damaged 109,191 residential houses and other structures during period.
Indian troops and police target at least 8,000 people to custodial disappearance in that time.