Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, growing incidents of braid chopping have forced people to install iron grills on windows and doors of their houses in north Kashmir, particularly in Baramulla district.

Many others, who cannot afford iron grills, have installed hooks to hold an iron rod on the bedroom doors or windows to secure their houses. »

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Jammu, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, undermining the basic and legal rights of the jail inmates, the authorities in Central Jail Kotbhalwal have subjected under trials to physical torture and stripping naked.

In a latest episode, a disturbing photograph from the jail is being circulated within police circles, in which an inmate is shown completely naked with jail authorities incurring physical torture on him. »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the upper reaches received first light snowfall of the season, resulting in chill in the plains, including Srinagar where people were seen wearing woolen and warm clothes.

The upper reaches including Sonmarg, Baltal, Naginsheeris, Amarnath Cave, Sheshnag, Mahaguns, Pisso Top and Panjterni received snowfall.

Light snowfall was also received at Zojila on Srinagar-Leh Highway, which connects Ladakh region with the Kashmir Valley.

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 350 cases of braid-chopping have been reported so far, officials have said.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan, while talking to media in Srinagar said that braid-chopping incidents were first reported in Jammu region where 250 cases came to fore. He said that later such incidents started occurring in the Kashmir Valley where so far around 100 such cases, mostly from south and central parts, had been reported. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the psychiatric disorders are increasing in the territory due to the unending conflict. The Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (IMHANS) has treated at least 70,000 people with mental health illnesses this year.

The drug abuse among children under 16 years of age has set alarm bells ringing in the Valley. »

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Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has said that the authorities have been continuously denying medical facilities to its illegally detained Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, in jail.

The DeM General Secretary, Nahida Nasreen, in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “It is a well-knit plot to murder Aasiya Andrabi in custody. She was kept under house detention till April 26 and later booked under draconian, Public Safety Act (PSA) and was taken to a Jammu jail.” »

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Srinagar, October 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani was admitted in a hospital in Srinagar, today, after he complained of severe pain in his keens.

Syed Ali Gilani complained that his knees were aching. A doctor was consulted who said that the octogenarian leader needed a medical check-up. »

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Srinagar, October 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a 76-year-old man from Sopore, Haji Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf, continues to remain in illegal detention under draconian law, Public Safety Acts (PSA), for the past fourteen months despite the quashing of his PSA by the court of law.

Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf is father of two martyred sons. His son Mohammad Altaf Sheikh was killed by unknown gunmen at New Colony in Sopore in 2015 and Abdul Rauf, a PhD scholar, was martyred during an attack on army camp in Srinagar in 2001. He was traveling home from Aligarh when he was hit by a bullet fired by the troops. Yousuf family members include his wife, his daughter-in-law and her three children. »

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New York, October 10 (KMS): Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi condemned India on Tuesday for the aggressive use of pellet guns against peaceful protestors in occupied Kashmir, calling the act as first mass blinding in human history.

While addressing the General Assembly’s Special Political and Decolonization (Fourth) Committee, Maleeha Lodhi said that India was committing war crimes, which had left the young generation sightless and maimed for life, said media reports. “This has been aptly described as the first mass blinding in human history,” said the Pakistani ambassador to the UN. »

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Bengaluru (India), October 10 (KMS): The parents of a young Indian soldier, R Narendra, who reportedly ended his life by committing suicide at his camp in Islamabad district of occupied Kashmir on Sunday, have contested the Indian Army’s version of their son’s death.

Narendra’s mother Pushpa told media that she did not believe that her son had committed suicide. “He had made a video call on Sunday evening and had spoken as usual. He did not tell anything about any problems and he did not seem depressed,” she said. »

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