Indian Army imposes restrictions in IoK to prevent march against recent killings

The puppet authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley, today, to prevent a march towards the civil secretariat and a sit-in protest against the killing of 10 youth by the Indian troops in Shopian, yesterday.

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Call for the march and sit-in outside civil secretariat in Srinagar was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik after the killing of the youth.

Curfew-like restrictions have been particularly placed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, Mharaj Gunj, Maisuma and Kralkhud areas of Srinagar as precautionary measures.

The JRL has asked people to stage a sit-in outside the civil secretariat till carnage is not stopped in Kashmir.

On Sunday 10 youths succumbed to Indian Army terrorism, eventually embracing martyrdom in Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Youths  were martyred during a cordon and search operation in the district.

The deceased have been identified as Prof Dr Muhammad Rafiq Butt, Saddam Ahmad Paddar, Bilal Ahmad Mahand, Aadil Malik and Tausif Ahmad Sheikh, according to the Kashmir Media Service (KMS).

Moreover, five youth have been identified as teenager Asif Ahmad Mir, Aadil Ahmad Sheikh, Sajjad Ahmad Rathar Nasir Ahmad Kumar and Zubair Ahmad Nagroo.

Internet services have been suspended in Srinagar to prevent people from sharing information about the situation in Chattabal.

On Tuesday, a complete shutdown was observed in IoK against the killing of three Kashmiri youth, including a cricket star, by Indian troops in Pulwama.

The call for the strike had been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Indian troops had killed Sameer Ahmed Butt, Aqib Ahmed and a teenaged cricket start Shahid Ashraf Dar at Drabgam in Pulwama district. Scores of protesters were injured in firing by the troops.

Violence in the valley has seen a surge this year as Kashmiris renew their demand for independence. Over 20 other youth were martyred in April alone.

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