Two Protesters Including Woman Martyred In IOK Troops Use Civilians as Human Shield During Operation.
In occupied Kashmir, two civilians including a woman were killed and many others injured in the indiscriminate firing of Indian troops on peaceful protesters in Islamabad district.
According to media sources, people took to the streets, today, after Indian troops launched a violent cordon and search operation in Dialgam area of the district. The troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on the demonstrators killing two civilians, Tariq Ahmed and Tahira Begum, and injuring many others. Eyewitness told mediamen that Tariq and Tahira were hit by bullets. Massive protests were witnessed in the area.
Locals said that the forces’ personnel used civilians as human shield during the operation.
Meanwhile, the puppet authorities snapped the mobile internet services in the district and imposed curfew-like-restrictions in Dialgam. The authorities also announced closure of educational institutions in the district to prevent students from staging demonstrations against the killing of the woman.