ISLAMABAD (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, at least 16 students were wounded in a mysterious blast at a school in Kakapora area of Pulwama district on Wednesday.
The blast took place inside a private school in Narbal area of Kakapora where the students were getting winter tuitions.
Doctors told media that 16 students with splinter injuries were brought to the facility for treatment. “Three were referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment,” he said, adding that the students had received injuries mostly to their limbs.
Three more injured were shifted to district hospital Pulwama.
The incident triggered clashes between civilian protesters and Indian forces. The forces fired bullets and teargas shells on the protesters.
Indian troops martyr two more youths
Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Budgam district.
The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation at Wathroora in Chadoora area of the district. The operation was going on till last reports came in.
Meanwhile, a two-day shutdown is observed from Wednesday against the Indian designs to change the demography of the occupied territory by abrogating Articles 35-A and 370 of the Indian Constitution.
Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik and supported by various political parties and organizations including Jamaat-e-Islami, Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) and Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Article 35-A and Article 370 have been listed for hearing in Supreme Court of India from today. Article 35-A bars outsiders from acquiring any immovable property in Jammu and Kashmir, while Article 370 grants a special status to the territory under the Indian Constitution.
All shops and business establishments remained closed across the Occupied Valley while traffic remained off the road.
The JRL, in a statement, said that “people of Jammu and Kashmir will forcefully resist every challenge by New Delhi to change the demography of J&K by rolling back hereditary state subject laws of 1927, being contested in the Supreme Court through their agents.”