Kashmiris are observing the 6th martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani as Resistance Day on Friday.

Burhan Wani, along with two other associates, was martyred by Indian troops during a fake encounter in Kokernag area of Islamabad district on this day in 2016.

Meanwhile, in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir; Indian troops have martyred 1,697 Kashmiris after the martyrdom of Burhan Muzaffar Wani till date in the territory.

According to a report released by Kashmir Media Service, of those 189 were martyred in fake encounters and in custody during the period.