Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a lensman man of a Srinagar-based English daily was among many injured in pellets, fired by Indian troops on participants of funeral prayers of a youth martyred by Indian troops in Badgam district.

Greater Kashmir lensman Aman Farooq was hit by pellets while covering of Sajad Ahmad Gilkar funeral in Srinagar, today. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, tomorrow, as the day of renewal of the pledge that they will continue the mission of their martyrs till the achievement of the inalienable right to self-determination.

The day will be marked by complete shutdown and a march towards Naqashband Sahib in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 are buried. Call for the observance of the day has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the three youth martyred by Indian troops during a violent military operation in Badgam district last night.

The troops killed the youth identified as Aaqib Gul, Javaid Ahmad Sheikh and Sajjad Ahmad Gilkar during a night-long violent operation in Radbugh area of Badgam. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has thanked the members of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for their continuous support to the right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

As per a statement issued by the Hurriyat forum in Srinagar, the Mirwaiz had written a letter to the OIC Secretary General, Dr Yousuf Al-Othaimeen which was read by Syed Faiz Naqshbandi at the 44th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers held in Abidjan city of Cote D’Ivore. The Mirwaiz also thanked the OIC for invitation and expressed his regret for not being able to attend the summit due to non-availability of travel documents. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, out of deep-rooted passion for humanity, Kashmiri youth thronged district hospital Islamabad to donate blood for unregistered Hindu yatris, injured in a suspicious attack, believed to be orchestrated by Indian agencies at Batengoo in the district on Monday evening. Seven yatris were killed in the attack.

The locals assembled outside the hospital in a large number, and returned only after doctors at the hospital told them that there was no more need of blood. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the members of High Court Bar Association, today, abstained from the court work in protest against the killing, maiming and blinding of innocent Kashmiris and the reign of terror let loose by Indian occupational forces in the territory.

The members condemned the use of force against peaceful protestors at Hyderpora, Eidgah, Nowhatta, Habba Kadal, Soura, Khanyar and other areas of the territory for peacefully demonstrating against the killing of innocent civilians in fake encounters. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in multi-rounds of funeral prayers of youth, martyred by Indian troops during a siege and search operation in Badgam district.

The youth identified as Aaqib Gul, Javaid Ahmad Shiekh and Sajjad Ahmad Gilkar were martyred in a night-long violent operation of Indian forces in Radbugh village of Badgam district, last night. Aaqib and Sajjad belonged to Srinagar while Tafazul Islam alias Javid Sheikh hailed from Beerwah area of Badgam district. The killings triggered spontaneous shutdown in Srinagar and Badgam areas. Clashes erupted between youth and Indian forces’ personnel on the Airport road in Srinagar. Youth hurled rocks on the police and paramilitary personnel. The troops fired teargas shells on the protesting youth. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership while reiterating to continue its online ‘Kashmir Awareness Campaign’ has urged the Kashmiri people to join the drive by putting up posts highlighting the Kashmir dispute, the ground situation of the occupied territory, and express commitment for settlement of the dispute as per their aspirations.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar, asked the Kashmiri Diaspora world over to get associated with the campaign and make efforts to take it forward. »

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Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops during violent crackdown operation martyred three Kashmiri youth in Budgam district, today.

The troops killed the youth identified as identified as Javaid Sheikh, Dawood Ahmad and Aaqib Gul in Radbugh area of the district. »

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Islamabad, July 12 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has paid rich tributes to the 22 Kashmiris who received bullets of the Dogra police on their chests one after another while reciting Azan near the Central jail Srinagar on July 13, 1931.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that as a result of the unparalleled incident of 20th century, the tyrannical dynastical regime of 100 years fell crumbled-like a house of cards in 1947. »

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