Srinagar: In Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the three youth, martyred by Indian troops in a fake encounter, have been identified as the Kashmiri labourers of Rajouri district.
The youth identified as Abrar Gujar, Imtiyaz Gujar and Abrar Khan were killed by Indian Army’s 62 Rashtriya Rifles during a cordon and search operation at Keller Amshipora in Shopian district on July 18, 2020.
Two of the victims were working locally as masons, said a student from a nearby village and had worked in the locality for many years. The Indian troops during the operation claimed they were “militants”.
Today, the three labourers of Rajouri’s Peeri tehsil were identified by their families who said that they left their homes on 16th July to find work in Kashmir valley. They added that amidst the lockdown, the trio managed to reach Shopian district where they rented a room and purchased some essentials.
Speaking to media men, a relative of one of the missing persons said, “The last time we spoke to them on July 17, after that we were not able to establish any contact with them.”