Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a special police officer (SPO) of Indian police was killed by unknown gunmen in Pulwama district, today evening.

Reports said that gunmen fired at Haleem Gujjar at his residence in Gutroo village of Tral. “He died on the spot,” said an official. »

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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has denounced the braid-chopping incidents and use of force on people protesting against these shameful acts across the territory.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is also head of Awami Action Committee, addressing an AAC meeting in Srinagar, today, deplored the apathy of the puppet regime over the disgraceful acts against Kashmiri women. Leaders and activists of Awami Action Committee participated in the meeting.

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Many injured in troops’ firing on protesters in IOK

Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Huriryat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has greeted government as well as people of Pakistan over its becoming the member of United Nations Human Rights Council for the next term.

Syed Ali Gilani in his message in Srinagar, today, hoped that Pakistan would continue to raise its voice against human rights violations perpetrated in any part of the world, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian occupational forces. Meanwhile, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference in a statement strongly condemned the display of weapons in different programmes by the activists of Hindu extremist organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Jammu. The APHC said that RSS was 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, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Kashmiris who have been languishing in different jails from many decades and despite court orders are not being released.

Muhammad Yasin Malik citing the case of a prisoner from Kotli area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir namely Syed Sajid Ali Bukhari who has completed 22 years of imprisonment in different jails of India and occupied Kashmir said that this JKLF activist was arrested in 1995 and kept in many jails across India. “He was kept in Varanasi Jail for a long time and then shifted to Sangroor Jail from where he has now been shifted to Kot Bhalwal Jail. Recently he completed 22 years in jail and despite completing his jail term and court orders to release him, he is not being released and thus illegally kept behind bars,” he deplored. »

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Teacher found dead with slit throat in Shopian

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 the activists of extremist Hindu organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) 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, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) while expressing serious concern over the extension of judicial remand of its Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, and other resistance leaders has said that this is being done under a well-thought-out plan to prolong their illegal detention.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Shabbir Ahmad Shah was arrested in a decade-old fabricated case the motive behind which was to prevent him from discharging his duty towards the freedom movement. He said that the case was closed by court which also ordered honorable release of all the accused. “The arrest of resistance leaders by NIA and Enforcement Directorate and subjecting them to media trial to malign their image is a shameful act and based on political vengeance,” he said. These leaders are subjected to inhuman treatment in jails and kept among hardcore criminals, he deplored. »

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Srinagar, October 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, visited the family members of a martyred youth, Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh, in Tral and expressed solidarity with them.

Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh was injured in the indiscriminate firing of bullets and pellets by Indian troops after an attack on an army camp in Tral and later succumbed to his injuries. »

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