Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian paramilitary personnel on Islamabad-Kulgam road asked commuters to disembark from vehicles and walk for an identification parade at Khudwani.

Private vehicles, bikes and every form of transport were rigorously frisked at the highway underpass near University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology campus at Khudwani. The exercise started early morning and continued throughout the day on Thursday. »

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New Delhi, May 04 (KMS): The Indian Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, recently informed the parliament that the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir will use rubber bullets and chili grenades to disperse demonstrators.

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said, Indian forces have ordered a huge amount of ammunition that would help them disband protesters in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed deep grief over the demise of the mother of illegally detained Hurriyat activist Farooq Ahmed Sheikh.

Syed Ali Gilani while extending his condolences prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and forbiddance to the grieved family to bear this irreparable loss. »

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Jammu, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Gujjar leader and activist Choudhary Talib Hussain has revealed that the three persons arrested for stabbing a 22-year-old Muslim man at Billawar in Hindu-dominated Kathua area of Jammu region are the henchmen of a former Congress minister.

Choudhary Talib Hussain in a video message demanded strict action against the assailants irrespective of their political affiliation. »

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Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the killing of a student, Umar Kumhar, by the Indian troops in Shopian district.

Umar Kumhar was killed and over 30 people were injured after Indian troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on protesters during a cordon and search operation in Turkiwangam area of the district on Wednesday. »

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Srinagar, May 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops during a siege and search operation set ablaze three houses and a cowshed in Turkiwangam area of Shopian district on Wednesday night.

The gutted houses belong to the in-laws of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Zeenat-ul-Islam Shah, one of their close relatives and a sub-inspector of local police. The house owners and locals termed arson as an act of vengeance. »

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Stockholm (Sweden), May 04 (KMS): India has emerged as one of the five biggest military spenders in 2017, a report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) revealed.

With an expenditure of $ 63.9 billion on military in 2017, India marked a 5.5 per cent rise from the figures in 2016. »

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