Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day; 2 killed

15 Aug, 2016 10:53 am

SRINAGAR (92 News) – Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world are observing the Indian Independence Day, as Black Day.

A complete strike was observed in Indian Held Kashmir on the call of Hurriyat leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

In Srinagar, Pakistani flags were waved in several areas despite the curfew. All the Kashmiris leaders have been put under house arrest.

The Kashmiris are observing the Black Day to convey the message to the international community that India had usurped their inalienable right to self-determination.

Protest rallies would also be held in the territory and in the world capitals to highlight different dimensions of the Kashmir dispute and Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiris.

On the other hand, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism have on Monday martyred two Kashmiri youth in Baramulla district.

Indian troops killed the youth during violent military operation in Uri area of the district.

Meanwhile, two personnel of Indian Central Reserve Police Force were killed and several others critically injured in an attack in Srinagar, today.

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