NEW DEHLI: The Indian Home Ministry announced on Sunday to call off ceasefire in IoK.
Earlier on Indian government had announced to initiate a ceasefire in IoK to give relief to Muslims in month of Ramadan. But in a recent twitter post, Indian Home Ministry has said that the government is against extending the ceasefire.
The post on calling off ceasefire of military operation in Indian occupied Kashmir followed after troops martyred a Kashmiri youth on first day of Eid. The youth’s death resulted after Indian troops open fired after Eid-ul-Fitr prayers in Ashajipora area of Islamabad Town.
The troops opened fire indiscriminately at the worshipers resulting in many injuries and death of a youth. Protests were sparked after the incident in Srinagar, Sopore, Islamabad, Pulwama, and other parts of the territory. The protesters hoisted Pakistani flags and banners against the incident.
Kashmir has been continuously oppressed and its people killed in name of military operation against terrorists by India.
Earlier on Thursday, a United Nations report accused Indian government of using excessive force in IoK since 2016. That resulted in martyrdom and injuries of many innocent civilians in the region. The report called for an inquiry into the matter of the rights violation.
The UN report on human rights in IoK centers on serious violations of rights from July 2016 to April 2018.