Top Hurriyat commander Zakir Musa martyred in Occupied Kashmir
May 24, 2019
SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops martyred prominent Hurriyat commander, Zakir Musa along with his associate during a gunfight in Dadsara Tral area of Pulwama district on Thursday. Zakir Musa was a close associate of renowned martyred commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani. The killings triggered anti-India protest demonstrations in Tral and adjoining areas. The identity of the other martyr could not be ascertained, as yet. As the news about the killing of Zakir Musa spread, widespread protests were held in different parts of the valley against the killing. Besides various parts of Srinagar, protests were also held in Trehgam village of Kupwara district and Sopora area of Baramulla district. Students of the University of Kashmir also gathered outside Zakoora campus to protest against the killing. Rahmoo, Rajpora, Kakapora, Malangpora villages of Pulwama district pro-freedom anthems are being played inside mosques. Indian troops used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on the protesters in many areas. Meanwhile, mobile and internet services have been snapped in the area. The divisional administration in Kashmir has ordered closure of all schools and colleges across the Kashmir division today. The occupation authorities ordered closure of all schools and colleges across the Kashmir valley. They also announced to impose curfew and other restrictions in the valley.