Girl, youth injured in troops’ firing embrace martyrdom in IOK

24 Nov, 2018 12:35 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, two people including a teenage girl who were injured in the firing of Indian troops in Kulgam and Badgam districts embraced martyrdom on Saturday.

The 14-year-old girl, Muskan Jan, was critically injured when the troops resorted to indiscriminate firing after an attack by unknown gunmen at an army camp in Khudwani on Thursday. She succumbed to her injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.

A youth shot at by the troops near an army camp in Chattergam area of Badgam last evening breathed his last at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar. Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of Muskan in her native area amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Meanwhile, a complete shutdown was observed in Islamabad, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian districts, today, to mourn the killings of six youths by Indian troops in Bijbehara. After several rounds of funeral prayers, one of the martyred youth, Firdous Ahmad Mir, was laid to rest in his native Machpuna area in Pulwama district.

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