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Shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama districts against killings

Srinagar, March 28, 2019 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, intense clashes between local youth and Indian forces erupted at Muran Chowk in Pulwama amid a spontaneous shutdown in Shopian and Pulwama districts against the latest killings by Indian troops in Shopian and Kupwara districts, today.

Three of the martyred youth identified as Sajjad Khanday, Aaqib Ahmad Dar and Basharat Ahmad Mir were residents of Pulwama district. Another youth was martyred in Langate area of Kupwara district.

Youth hit the streets and hurled stones on the troops who were conducting door-to-door search operations at Muran Chowk in Pulwama district. The troops used force and fired teargas shells and pellets on the protesters. Meanwhile, complete shutdown is being observed in Shopian district as well against the killing of the youth. Mobile Internet services have been suspended in Shopian, Pulwama and Kupwara districts.

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Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
Fax: +92-51-4861736
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