In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one more youth in Pulwama district, on Tuesday.
The troops killed the youth identified as Irfan Ahmad Rather during a cordon and search operation in Chowduri Bagh area of Litter in the district.
The authorities immediately suspended internet service in Pulwama district.
The killing triggered massive protest demonstrations with youth taking to the streets and raising vociferous pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
The troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on the protesters. This led to intense clashes between the troops and protesters.
The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, and other Hurriyat leaders paid glowing tributes to martyr Irfan Ahmed Rather.
Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement in Srinagar, today, said the Indian occupational forces were wreaking havoc on the lives of Kashmiri people as a result of impunity enjoyed by the forces under draconian Public Safety Act.
The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq welcoming the statement of Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg on Kashmir dispute expressed hope that Norway and other western countries would come in a big way to resolve the Kashmir dispute.
Hurriyat leader Zafar Akbar Butt also hailed the statement of Erna Solberg on Kashmir and her offer for mediation of talks between Pakistan and India.
Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement Chairman, Maulvi Bashir Irfani while addressing a prayers meeting in Islamabad town paid glowing tributes to Sajjad Ahmad Kenu on his 23rd martyrdom anniversary, today.