Srinagar, November 14: Thousands of people participated in the funerals of two slain youth, Ashiq Ahmed Bhat and Tayyeb Majeed Mir in their hometowns of Pattan and Brath Kalan in Baramulla district, today.

The fighters were killed by Indian forces during alleged encounter, last evening. They were laid to rest amid anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Complete shutdown was observed in many areas of the district to mourn the killing of the youth.

One more youth a B.Tech pass-out Muzamil Ahmed was killed during a CASO in Qazigund area of Kulgam district, today. People took to the streets in the area and staged forceful demonstrations against the killings. A Indian soldier was also killed in the gunfight. The troops have also launched a cordon and search operation CASO in Tral. The authorities suspended mobile and internet services in three districts of South Kashmir to prevent protests.

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