In a protest against Indian move to strip occupied Kashmir of special status, thousands of people on Saturday took to the streets and staged protest demonstrations across the held valley.
There are reports of clashes between protesters and Indian troops from across the Kashmir valley
The decision to send the troops came after India’s National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, returned from a two-day visit to the Kashmir
At least 46 Hurriyat leaders, activists and youth were arrested
The troops martyred the youth during a violent military operation at Baktur in Gurez area
Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 1,427 Kashmiris including scholars and highly qualified youth during the past five years.
In the month of June, Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred 28 Kashmiris including two youth in a fake encounter in the occupied Kashmir.