Shopian shuts on 10th successive day against civilian killings

Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that forcing the Kashmiris into submission by using dictatorial and oppressive means is only day-dream of Indian leaders and their Kashmiri stooges.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the resistance leaders in a statement in Srinagar strongly condemned the use of force by the puppet authorities to prevent a peaceful march towards Shopian town, yesterday. They said that the spree of arrests, stringent restrictions, curfew and barricades, intimidations and threats were the glaring examples of the farcical Indian democracy practiced in occupied Kashmir. The resistance leaders said that the Indian rulers and their puppets must remember that brutal measures and military might could not defeat the Kashmiris’ aspiration for freedom and self-determination and they would continue their struggle till complete success. »

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14,000 people arrested, 1,100 booked under PSA in 3 years

Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have admitted that 18 civilians were killed due to the firing of pellets by the Indian troops and police pellet during the past two years.

The Home department in a written reply in the so-called Kashmir Assembly said that as per reports, 18 civilians lost their lives due to pellets during the last two years in the territory. It also said that 6,221 persons were injured in pellet firing between July 2016 to February 2017. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two troops of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were injured in an attack in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

Unknown persons hurled a grenade on a CRPF party in Batagund area of Tral, injuring two soldiers. Two civilians also sustained injuries in the grenade blast. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet administration has revealed that the Indian government has not granted sanction to prosecute army or paramilitary personnel in a single case of human rights violations during the past 28 years. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that forcing Kashmiris into submission by using dictatorial and oppressive means is only day-dream of Indian leaders and their Kashmiri stooges. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, about 14,000 trout fish were found dead in a fish farm of Kutlari in Langate area of Kupwara district.

Member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly Engineer Abdur Rasheed in a statement in Srinagar said that the Indian army had thrown chemical which was the cause of the death of so many fish. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, some officials of the Human Rights Commission have felt undermined by the puppet authorities’ refusal to provide compensation to Farooq Dar, a man from Badgam who was tied to the bonnet of a jeep by an Indian army officer and used as a human shield in April, last year. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): Two Kashmiri students were brutally assaulted by a group of Hindu extremists in the Indian state of Haryana.

The students identified as Aftab and Amjad, doing M.Sc in Geography at Haryana’s Central University, were beaten up after they offered Friday prayers at a local masjid in Mahendragarh town. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the rape and murder of Aasifa at Heeranagar in Kathua has created an atmosphere of fear in the area.

Aasifa’s family members said that children of Gujjar community had stopped grazing their cattle in forests while only a few go to the schools after the incident that occurred last month.

They said that the children, too, were apprehensive that they might also be attacked following the uneasy calm prevailing in the area. »

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Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, three Indian troops were killed in a snow avalanche in Kupwara district.

Police said that the avalanche hit a post of Indian army in Machil area of the district, resulting in the killing of three soldiers. The rescue operation is on to recover the bodies of the soldiers, the police said. »

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