Complete shutdown observed in Pulwama district against martyrdom of 2 youth
In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of two martyred youth in Tral and Pahoo areas of Pulwama district on Sunday.
These youth, identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Lone and Parwez Ahmad Mir were martyred by Indian troops during a violent military operation in Satoora area of Tral yesterday.
They were laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans in their native Amurabad and of Pohoo areas of the district.
Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama and adjacent areas against the killings. Mobile and internet services were suspended in the district.
On the other hand, Indian troops conducted a search operation in about a dozen villages of Kupwara district for the third consecutive day, today.
In a statement in Srinagar today, Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani said Jammu and Kashmir is becoming a flashpoint in the fast changing global scenario.
He warned that any further delay in the settlement of Kashmir dispute might prove disastrous for regional peace.