18 Sep, 2020 03:45 am

Indian troops martyr four, including woman, in Srinagar

Indian troops martyr four, including woman, in Srinagar
ISLAMABAD: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir , martyred four Kashmiris, including a 45-year-old woman in Srinagar Thursday.According...

Counterinsurgency police and federal paramilitary forces surrounded the Batamaloo neighbourhood of Srinagar after midnight following a tip-off that freedom fighters were hiding inside a house, triggering an exchange of fire.Armed encounters between freedom fighters and government forces are frequent in the territory, but rare in the capital city.Dar’s body was not released to his family, and officers buried him in a graveyard reserved for slain freedom fighters.Hundreds of angry residents clashed with the government forces in Srinagar after the martyrdom of four persons, police and witnesses said.

As news of the deaths spread, hundreds of residents took to the streets, throwing stones at government forces who fired tear gas and metal pellets.According to KMS, the troops martyred the youth and the woman during a cordon and search operation in Batamaloo area of the city.

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