Indian troops, in occupied Kashmir, in their fresh act of state terrorism,martyred three Kashmiri youth in Islamabad district, today.
Media reports said that the youth were killed during a cordon and search operation in Runipora area of the district.
A senior Police officer claimed that thre youth were militants who were killed in a gunfight. However, he said, the identity of the slain youth was yet to be ascertained.
The operation is going on, he added. The authorities suspended mobile internet services and blocked all exit and entry points of the area.
Earlier a report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, arrests, killings, detentions and rapes have become a norm especially during the past more than 300 days of military lockdown, imposed by India after revocation of Kashmir’s special status on August 5, last year.
The report citing the findings of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on the worst human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir, said, the Kashmiri youth are the main target of fascist Modi government. Thousands of youth have been illegally detained in Indian jails. Kashmiri women are the biggest victims of harassment and rape by Indian troops.
“The world is facing just coronavirus, but the Kashmiris, in addition to the deadly virus, are also facing Modi virus, which is not only taking lives but also vandalizing properties worth millions,” the report added.
Journalism, the report mentions, has also become a crime in occupied Kashmir as reporters are harassed for reporting the truth.
India wants to change demographic composition of the territory to convert the Muslim majority Jammu and Kashmir into a Hindu majority state.
For this, the report said, the Modi government has introduced new domicile law to award maximum number of outsiders the citizenship of the disputed territory.