Three dead as Indian troops storm mosque, houses in held-Kashmir

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Three dead as Indian troops storm mosque, houses in held-Kashmir

A funeral procession is in progress in occupied Kashmir. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Umar Majid Sheikh, resident of Khathpora Yaripora, Adil Malik, resident of Malikgund Shopian, and Irfanul Sheikh, resident of Malldaira Shopian, were killed after Indian forces stormed a mosque and four houses during the siege that began late Saturday night.

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At least two Indian soldiers were also killed and several others injured when protesters attacked the occupied forces taking part in the operation. The Indian troops also used pellet guns, leaving a number of protesters wounded who were shifted to District Hospital Kulgam.