India to deploy 80 more paramilitary companies

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in multiple rounds of funeral prayers in Tral area of Pulwama district, today, for the youth martyred by the Indian troops, last night.

The youth identified as Abid Ahmed, Ishfaq Ahmed, Umar Khalid and Yasir Ahmed were killed by the troops during a violent military operation at Laam in Tral town. Eyewitnesses said that a group of mujahideen appeared during the funeral of martyr Ishfaq Ahmed in Handoora and offered him a gun salute. The martyred youth were laid to their ancestral graveyards amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The killings triggered complete shutdown in Tral town. Indian troops used brute force and fired teargas shells on protesters in Aripal area of the town. »

Read More... | Comment

Luton (UK), April 25 (KMS): A resolution unanimously passed at a conference on Kashmir in Luton town of UK impressed upon India to shun its egoistic approach and pave the way for resolution of the Kashmir dispute through meaningful talks.

The event was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R and was attended by prominent dignitaries from all walks of life, said a statement issued by JKLF-R. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, in Islamabad town, today.

The police took Mukhtar Waza into custody early in the morning, today, and lodged him at Sherbagh police station in the town. He was scheduled to visit many areas of Pulwama district in connection with mass contact programmes. »

Read More... | Comment

JRL denounces killings, arrests across valley

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, over a dozen rounds of funeral prayers were held in different areas of Tral in Pulwama district, today, for the youth who were martyred by Indian troops, yesterday.

The troops during a violent military operation killed four youth, Abid Ahmed, Ishfaq Ahmed, Umar Khalid and Yasir Ahmed at Laam in Tral yesterday. Eyewitnesses told mediamen that thousands of people assembled in Handura and Khargund areas and participated in the funeral prayers of the martyrs. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, headed by illegally detained senior APHC leader Masarrat Aalam Butt, celebrated its foundation day, the other day.

A meeting of JKML office-bearers was held in Srinagar with its acting Chairman Abdul Ahad Parra in the chair. A JKML spokesman in a statement said that a resolution was adopted on the occasion, demanding settlement of the Kashmir dispute through implementation of the UN resolutions. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Muslim Deeni Mahaz has said that Indian rulers through their local stooges are subjecting the Muslims in the territory to the worst form of state terrorism.

An MDM spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said, “In this repression, renowned pro-freedom leaders Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo and his wife Aasiya Andrabi are being particularly targeted.” »

Read More... | Comment

New Delhi, April 25 (KMS): On the pretext of ongoing protests against the rape and murder of Kathua girl and surge in killing of innocent civilians, India has decided to deploy additional companies of paramilitary forces in occupied Kashmir.

The decision for deployment of additional personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Border Security Force (BSF) has been taken in the name of security for the upcoming annual Amarnath Yatra starting from June 28. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): Bail application of Hurriyat leaders, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar and Shahid-ul-Islam, will come up for hearing in a court in New Delhi on May 3.

media reports quoting families of the two Hurriyat leaders revealed that the bail application would be heard by the Delhi’ Patiala court and a decision is expected the same day. »

Read More... | Comment

Srinagar, April 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the puppet authorities for ordering closure of educational institutions and harassing the students under the bogey of law and order.

An APHC spokesman in a statement in Srinagar criticised the puppet Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, for her rhetoric of so-called development, saying that the people were being killed, caged and harassed. »

Read More... | Comment