SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown is being observed in occupied Kashmir against the killing of three youth in Chattabal area of Srinagar.
The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had given a call for the strike, according to Kashmir Media Service.
The Indian troops killed three youth during a violent cordon and search operation in Chattabal area of Srinagar a day earlier. Another youth identified as Aadil Ahmed was killed when a vehicle of Indian forces deliberately hit him at Noorbagh in Srinagar.
The authorities have imposed restrictions in various areas of Srinagar including Maharaj Gunj, Safa Kadal, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari and Kralkhud to prevent anti-India protests with internet services suspended in Srinagar and other parts of the territory.
Meanwhile, the Indian troops launched search operation in Zainapora area of Shopian district today. Media reports said that one policeman and an army officer have been injured in the firing in the area.
People took to the streets against the operation. There were reports of clashes between the troopers and the protesters till reports last came in. The troops used brute force and fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters.
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