Burhan Wani remembered on third anniversary of martyrdom

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MIRPUR: Young Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Muzaffar Wani is being remembered on his third martyrdom anniversary on July 8 at both sides of the Line of Control.

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan paid rich tribute to the young Kashmir freedom struggle leader, stating that the shaheed Burhan Muzaffar Wani was a brave son of Kashmir.

The Kashmiri prime minister paid tribute to Burhan Muzaffar Wani for becoming an ever-lasting symbol of the great struggle against oppression and tyranny. He expressed his resolve that no stone will be left unturned to complete the mission of the thousands of Kashmiri martyrs.

Mass public rallies and special ceremonies will be held at all district and tehsil headquarters in AJK including the state’s metropolis in the memory of his martyrdom.

A complete shutter down strike across the occupied valley was anounced in the Indian occupied Kashmir on the call of the elderly Kashmir freedom struggle leader Syed Ali Gillani and Mir Waiz Omer Farooq.

Wani, a resident of Tral and commander of Hizbul Mujahideen was martyred along with two associates by the Indian troops in a fake encounter in the Kokernag area of Islamabad district on July 8 in 2016.

His martyrdom had triggered a sustained wave of violent protests that claimed the lives of at least 100 civilians.

Courtesy: APP

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