Indian troops martyr two more youth in occupied Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred two youth in Baramulla district of India occupied Kashmir (IoK) on Sunday, the Kashmir Media Service reported.
The youth were killed in Uri area of the district during a siege and cordon operation in the area; raising the number of killed during raids to three in past two days.
An Indian army spokesman in a statement claimed that the youth were killed during a gunfight. However, the identity of the martyred youth could not be established immediately.
Two days earlier, Indian troops had killed a youth in Machil area of Kupwara district on Friday.
In a separate incident, a policeman was killed and another sustained injuries in an attact outside a police station at Rajpora in Pulwana district yesterday.
A police official told media that a police party was ambushed outside the police station, eight kilometres from Pulwama town.
“Two cops were injured in the attack. Both of them were shifted to Pulwama district hospital immediately where from they were airlifted to Srinagar,” he added.
He said that one injured, Constable Abdul Salam Khan, succumbed to his injuries in the evening.