Srinagar: Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three more youth in Badgam district in occupied Kashmir on Monday.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth were killed during a cordon and search operation in Chadoora area of the district.
Police claimed that they were killed during an encounter with the troops.
Indian authorities suspended mobile Internet service in the district after the killing.
The killing triggered clashes between protesters and Indian forces in Chadoora. The troops resorted to teargas shelling, while protesters pelted stones on them.
The shopkeepers downed their shutters in protest against the killing. The Indian troops also launched an operation at Tahab in Pulwama district.