SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (m) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Hurriyat (g) chairperson Syed Ali Geelani, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and have called for a shutdown today against the killing of two youths in army firing in Handwara.
Two youths were killed after army opened fire on locals protesting against a molestation bid on a girl allegedly by army men in Handwara area of Kupwara district.
The pro-freedom leaders have called for a state-wide shutdown against the killings.
Meanwhile a spokesperson of Hurriyat (g), quoting Geelani, termed it state terrorism at peak.
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