Five more young Kashmiris have been martyred by the Indian occupying forces in Kulgram district in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to Kashmir Media service, the troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation in Kellam area of the district. The operation was jointly launched by Indian army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group of police. The troops also destroyed a house during the operation.
The authorities suspended mobile phone and Internet services in the district.Train services have also been suspended in South Kashmir. Protests have erupted in the area as clashes continue.
Published in Daily Times, February 11th 2019.