Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for peaceful protests across the territory, tomorrow, after Juma prayers against the killing of civilians, indiscriminate use of pellets and vandalising of properties by the Indian forces’ personnel. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has condemned the civilian killing in Khudwani, Kulgam, and said the innocent civilians are facing the worst type of state terrorism. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protests erupted in National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (UAST), Sopore, today, against the civilian killings by Indian troops in Kulgam district.

Although the authorities had ordered closure of all educational institutions to prevent protests, students residing in hostels took to the streets to mourn the killings. Pro-freedom and anti-India slogans were raised during the protests. »

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Valley witnesses curfew, restrictions
Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed, today, against the killing of four civilians and injuries to many in the indiscriminate firing by Indian troops on protesters in Khudwani area of Kulgam district, yesterday.

Call for the strike was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. All shops and business establishments were closed while traffic was off the road. The strike hit as far area as Banihal town of Ramban district in Jammu region. Four civilians, Sarjeel Ahmad, Bilal Ahmad, Fazil Ilahi and Aijaz Ahmad were killed by the troops at Khudwani in Kulgam district. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have shifted the illegally detained ailing senior Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, from Jammu to Baramulla police station.

Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori was arrested from the graveyard of Sopore town on February 15, last year, when he had gone there to pay tributes to noted freedom leader, Ghulam Mohammad Bulla. His death in custody is said to be the first custodial killing in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Indian policemen were wounded in a grenade attack in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, today.

Unknown attackers lobbed a grenade on Pulwama police station resulting in injuring of two policemen.

Soon after the incident, the Indian troops and police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to nab the attackers.

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the killing of civilians in the Indian forces’ firing on protesters in Kulgam district, yesterday.

Four civilians, Sharjeel Ahmad Sheikh, Bilal Ahmad Tantary, Faisal Elahi and Suhail Ahmad Dar were killed and over 100 others were injured in the firing by the troops on peaceful protesters in Khudwani area of the district. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has directed the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Kupwara, to file a detailed compliance report on why a handicapped local was beaten severely by the police.

The commission directed SSP Kupwara to file the report by May 15, 2018. A petition filed by human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, stated that on April 5, 2018, a handicapped man namely Mohammad Wali Mir of Khurhama, Lolab, was brutally beaten by policemen on the bogus charge of raising green flag on a tall tree. »

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New Delhi, April 12 (KMS): In what is said truth needs no colours, Jammu and Kashmir was excluded from the Indian map at an event organised by none other than India’s own Health Ministry in New Delhi. The map showed Jammu and Kashmir as a separate entity.

The map was circulated by an organisation supported by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The world map titled “Risk of Humanitarian Crises and Disasters” had a distinct boundary line between Jammu and Kashmir and India. »

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Authorities impose restrictions, detain Hurriyat leaders

Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, against the killing of four civilians in the indiscriminate firing of Indian troops on protesters in Khudwani area of Kulgam district, yesterday.

Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. All shops and business establishments are closed while traffic is off the road.

Meanwhile, the puppet authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar, Kulgam and other areas and deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength across the Kashmir valley to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the killings. »

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