ISLAMABAD: In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen have killed a son of Hurriyet leader, Mohammad Maqbool Sofi, in Sopore.

The gunman shot dead the 25-year-old Arif Ahmed Sofi at Herwan Unisoo on the outskirts of Sopore last night.

Meanwhile, Indian police and paramilitary forces have launched massive crackdown operations against Hurriyat leaders and activists ahead of the Kashmiris’ Right to Self-Determination Day being observed tomorrow.

They have arrested numerous pro freedom leaders and activists in different areas in the territory. According to Kashmir Media Service, Kashmiris observe 5th January as ‘Right to Self-Determination Day’ every year.