Indian troops kill two more youth in occupied Kashmir

Posted July 31, 2017

The youth were killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in the area.

An encounter between militants and security forces is now underway in Tahab area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, ANI reported.

Two Kashmiri youth have been martyred by Indian troops in Pulwama district on Sunday, according to the Kashmir Media Service (KMS).

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With militancy, especially home grown, on rise, security forces have launched a massive operation to flush out the terrorists.

They been identified as Abid Manzoor Magray of Nowpora and Irfan Sheikh of Nihar, Tahab.

The killings triggered protests by people in Samboora and Tahab areas.

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Internet services have also been snapped in Pulwama district. More than 110 militants have been killed so far this year, which is highest in the last eight years.

"The army retaliated to the militant fire", he said, adding that in a bid to escape the militants rushed out of the house into the open continuing heavy fire on army.

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