SRINAGAR: More than a dozen Kashmiri youth have been arrested in different areas of Pulwama district in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The youth were arrested by police during siege and search operations.
India’s National Investigation Agency along with the personnel of Indian Central Reserve Police Force also continued raids in Kupwara, Pulwama and Shopian districts.
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Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Jammu district of occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Jan 31.
“The youth were martyred after Indian troops intercepted a Srinagar-bound truck at Bann toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar highway in Nagrota area of the district and opened fire at the vehicle,” the Kashmir Media Service (KMS) had reported. The troops had cordoned off the area and started a rigorous search operation.
The troops and police had arrested two persons including driver of the truck, a police official said.
Hurriyat leaders thank Pakistan for extending full support to Kashmiris
In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have thanked the government and the people of Pakistan for extending full political, diplomatic and moral support to the oppressed people of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a message on Tuesday in connection with the announcement by Pakistan to observe February 5 as Kashmir Solidarity Day said that the people of Kashmir wanted to see a politically stable and economically strong Pakistan.
In Birmingham, Marco Longhi, the member of Conservative Party in the UK parliament, addressing a conference on Kashmir, pledged to raise the issue of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir on the floor of the House.