Several injured as Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir enter 23rd day

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Minor boy succumbs to his injuries in Srinagar

ISLAMABAD, July 30 (APP): Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir continued for 23rd day on Saturday with more than 60 people killed after martyrdom of Burhan Wani and thousands of injured in encounters with the Indian forces.

According to a private news channel, Hurriyat leaders have appealed the public to social boycott of pro Indian politicians because they are killing the innocent Kashmiris.

Earlier, in Occupied Kashmir, the top Hurriyat leadership extended the strike call till Sunday (July 31) asking the people to hold sit-in protests against civilian killings.

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, in a joint statement issued in Srinagar raised pro-freedom slogans and observe blackout from 8 pm to 9 pm on Saturday.

The leaders said that on Sunday (July 31) the people should march towards Martyrs’ Graveyards and offer Fateha Khawani there. They also called for painting of pro-freedom slogans’ graffiti on walls, roads and other places.

“Shutdown will continue as usual with daily relaxation after 7 pm till late hours. The detailed programme will be issued on Saturday (July 30),” they added.

Curfew in the region extended into its 23rd day following unrest that has left more than 60 protesters dead and injured around five thousand people.