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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, over half a dozen people were injured after Indian army opened fire on protesters following a braid-chopping attempt in Salar area in Islamabad district, today.

The residents chased a braid chopper who tried to flee in an army vehicle in Wullerhama village of the district. They said that the residents pelted the vehicle with stones. The troops opened fire on the protesters. »

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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has urged India to accept ground realities on Kashmir and respect the aspirations of Kashmiri people.

The leadership in a joint statement in Srinagar said, “This would not only pave the way for Kashmir resolution but will also be in the larger interest of people of India.” »

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Jammu, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, strongly condemning the display of weapons by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists in Jammu, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that the Muslim community is being harassed and forced to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogan.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the RSS is preparing the ground for a large-scale destruction on the pattern of 1947-like genocide in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, intense clashes erupted in Islamic University of Science and Technology in Awantipora area of Pulwama, today, after students of the varsity protested against the continued arrest of their colleague, Junaid Ahmad Aakhoon.

Junaid was arrested by police on Sunday from his house in Aragam village of Awantipora. »

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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, agitated people thrashed three Indian soldiers, who were believed to be braid choppers, and set their vehicle on fire after checking their identity cards at Kangan in Gandarbal district.

The personnel from Territorial Army traveling in a private car were moving in a suspicious way when a group of people stopped them and demanded their identity cards. As the identity cards revealed that they were soldiers, the people understood that they were braid choppers and started thrashing them. The soldiers were rescued by an army party from a nearby camp. »

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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 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has expressed serious concern over the unabated incidents of braid-chopping in the territory. »

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Muzaffarabad, October 17 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter organized a big rally in Muzaffarabad, today, against Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.

The rally was taken out from Burhan Wani Shaheed Chowk to UN office, where the participants staged a sit-in to condemn the incidents of braid chopping, killings and arrest of Hurriyat leaders and activists by Indian forces in the occupied territory. »

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JRL terms extension as political vendetta

New Delhi, October 17 (KMS): A Delhi court, today, extended till November 14 the judicial custody of illegally detained seven Hurriyat leaders arrested by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) in false cases registered against them.

During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bamba extended the judicial custody of resistance leaders, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Merajuddin Kalwal, Peer Saifullah, Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Farooq Ahmad Dar and Nayeem Ahmed Khan. The NIA had arrested these leaders on July 24. »

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