Body of one freedom fighter recovered in IOK: say Indian police



Srinagar, June 30 (TNS): The body of one freedom fighter was recovered from the site of fake encounter in Pulwama district of occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said here on Saturday, adding that the other two believed to have been killed in the operation apparently managed to escape.

The police spokesman said local Kashmiri has been identified as Sajad Ahmad Shah, a resident of Gund in Chogul area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A rifle and ammunition were recovered from the encounter site in Thamuna village, Indian police claimed.

Indian occupation forces yesterday launched the so-called operation in the village.

Indian troops martyred five Kashmiris in Pulwama and Kupwara districts in their fresh acts of state terrorism on Friday.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops killed three youths in Thamuna area of Pulwama and one at Tunga Kachama in Kupwara during cordon-and-search operations.

The troops also destroyed a residential house at Thamuna.