ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin Gandapur on Sunday said that while India is involved in state terrorism in occupied Kashmir, Pakistan is taking steps for promoting peace in the region.
In a statement, Gandapur slammed Indian forces for killings of Kashmiris on a daily basis and called on the country to stop the genocide.
India will have to accept Kashmiris’ right to self-determination, he said.
The minister added that Pakistan has showed its commitment to peace by fulfilling its promise to open the Kartarpur corridor.
Indian occupation forces martyred eight Kashmiri youth in occupied Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, the Kashmir Media Service reported.
The youth were martyred during a cordon and search operation jointly launched by Indian army’s 34-Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group at Batagund in the Kapran area of the district. A house was also destroyed in the firing by the troops.
Bodies of martyred youth were found from the debris of the destroyed house.
The authorities also suspended internet services in the Shopian district and other areas of south Kashmir.