Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, eight Indian CRPF troops were injured in a grenade attack in Pulwama district, today.

A police official said that the attack took place on the camp of 180 CRPF Battalion in Lariyar village in Tral. He said that eight personnel were injured in the attack. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the use of excessive forces against civilians and ransacking of properties and smashing vehicles during massive crackdown by Indian troops in Shopian district. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders Abdullah Tari and Mukhtar Ahmad Waza while condemning brutalities unleashed by Indian forces have called for resolution of the Kashmir dispute as per Kashmiris’ aspirations.

A delegation of Democratic Freedom Party led by Abdullah Tari visited the residence of Gulzar Ahmad Wani at Tapar in Pattan and congratulated him on his release from jail after 16 years. A statement issued by the party office said that Abdullah Tari while commenting on the hardships faced by Wani’s family said it took Indian judiciary 16 years to admit that Gulzar was innocent. »

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Islamabad, June 13 (KMS): The leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter (APHC-AJK) have paid glowing tributes to renowned Kashmiri politician and religious and social leader, Mirwaiz Maulana Yousuf Shah on his 50th death anniversary.

Quran Khwani and a prayers session was held APHC-AJK chapter office in Islamabad. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, dozens of people were injured after Indian troops barged into their houses and ruthlessly beat whosever came in their way in Shopian district over celebrating Pakistan’s win against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, last night.

As soon as Pakistan won against Sri Lanka, locals came out of their houses in Vehil and Turkwangam areas of the district and burst firecrackers to celebrate the win. Indian troops from a nearby camp rushed to the areas, forced their way into the houses, smashed windowpanes and beat the inmates. The critically injured were shifted to hospitals in Srinagar. The troops also ransacked shops and vandalized vehicles. This brutal action of Indian troops led to massive protests in Shopian. The protesters raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. »

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Mukherji approached against Army’s human shield action

New Delhi, June 13 (KMS): Two human rights groups, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) and Movement for Secular Democracy (MSD) including other activists, academicians and journalists from Ahmadabad have sent a memorandum to Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, condemning the action of Indian Army of tying a Kashmiri to an army jeep as a human shield in occupied Kashmir.

The statement issued by PUCL and MSD said, “We, the concerned citizens of India, are shocked by the action of Major Gogoi of tying a Kashmiri artisan to the army jeep and parading him in villages in Jammu and Kashmir as a human shield … and statement by the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat defending and justifying his action and awarding a special award”. »

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Visits family over demise of three martyrs’ father

Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that the Kashmiris are striving for a just cause and history bears witness to the fact that freedom struggles could not be defeated by oppressive regimes.

Yasin Malik said this while addressing a meeting organized in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district to pay tributes to veteran social figure Abdul Majeed Butt, the father of martyr Manzoorul Islam, martyr Sajjad Ahmad and father-in-law of martyr Hilal Ahmad Misgar. Abdul Majeed Butt passed away a few days ago in Islamabad. »

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Locals celebrate Pakistan’s win

Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the personnel of Indian army and paramilitary forces vandalized houses, shops and vehicles in Shopian district against celebrations over Pakistan’s win against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, last night.

Media reports said that as soon as Pakistan won against Sri Lanka, locals came out of their houses at Vehil in Shopian and burst firecrackers to express their joy over the win. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have placed the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and his media advisor Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam under house arrest.

The detentions came in the wake of a programme announced by the joint resistance leadership on the 50th death anniversary of Mirwaiz Yusuf Shah. »

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Srinagar, June 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dukhtaran-e-Millat has said that the ill-treatment meted out to its illegally detained Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi and her associate, Fahmeeda Sofi, and the people who go to meet them inside the Amphala jail in Jammu is deplorable.

The DeM General Secretary, Nahida Nasreen in a statement in Srinagar said that Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi were political prisoners and not criminals. She said that the jail authorities on the directions of the puppet Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, were not allowing the family members to meet Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi since Thursday last. “Family members said that on Thursday they went to meet Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi but were not allowed. On Saturday, as a holiday was announced, the family members were once again not allowed to meet them,” she said. »

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