Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the killing of another youth Qaiser Butt of Fateh Kadal by CRPF vehicle at Nowhatta yesterday.

The JRL in a statement in Srinagar said that the killing spree of Kashmirs by the forces continues despite ‘Ramadan ceasefire’ either by bullets, pellets or lately by crushing them under their vehicles. »

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Dozen injured as Indian troops use force against mourners

Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, dozens of people were injured when Indian troops and police personnel used brute force on the funeral of a martyred youth in Srinagar, today.

The youth, Qaiser Butt, was run over by a vehicle of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Nowhatta area of Srinagar during a demonstration, yesterday. He was shifted to Soura Institute of Medical Sciences where he succumbed to critical internal injuries early today. »

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Gilani, Mirwaiz, Malik detained

Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, against the surge in civilian killings, desecration of religious places and graves of martyrs and other brutalities of the Indian troops in the territory particularly in South Kashmir.

Call for the shutdown has been given the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik and is also aimed at drawing the attention of the world community towards the plight of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in various jails. All shops and business establishments are closed in the territory while transport is off the road. »

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New York, June 02 (KMS): Young Kashmiris living in the US organised a fund-raising event in New York for the pellet victims of occupied Kashmir.

The organisers held an Iftaar party, ‘A Kashmiri Iftaar’, with the aim to raise funds for the Kashmiri youth who had been victims of indiscriminate pellet firing by the Indian forces in Kashmir during peaceful protests. »

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Not allowed to visit Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah

New Delhi, June 02 (KMS): Delhi police arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zafar Akbar Butt, from airport in New Delhi and did not allow him to proceed to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah.

Zafar Akbar Butt along with his 80 years old mother was going to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage but the authorities at Delhi Airport detained him despite he was with his elderly mother, who was on wheelchair. »

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Srinagar, June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian Army soldier committed suicide in Ganderbal district, last night.

The soldier identified as Havaldar Rajpal Singh, a resident of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle while on duty at an army camp in Surfraw area of Kangan in the district.

This incident of suicide raised the number of such deaths among the Indian troops and police personnel in the territory to 402 since January 2007. »

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Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) has urged India and Pakistan to take tangible measures for bringing peace in region so that the bloodshed gets stopped in Valley and people living on borders are safe.

The Sikh leaders in a general meeting of APSCC in Srinagar appealed India and Pakistan to start a meaningful dialogue process without any further delay. »

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Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unrelenting nocturnal raids, arrests of youth, summons to the police stations and vandalisation of property by the Indian forces have left the people in South Kashmir in constant state of fear and uncertainty.

People in most parts of South Kashmir are living in perpetual fear, as forces’ personnel have intensified their night raids in many areas. Dozens of youth have been arrested during these nocturnal raids. »

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Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, besides a large number of Hurriyat leaders and youth languishing in different jails, about 25 Kashmiri prisoners are facing life imprisonment in different jails in and outside the Valley.

The 25 lifers include two top political leaders Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo and Dr Shafi Shariati. Both Dr Fakhtoo and Dr Shariati have completed 25 years and 12 years of life in different jails respectively. They were lodged in Srinagar Central Jail but were shifted to different jails of Jammu in March this year. »

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Srinagar June 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have condemned the killing of Qaiser Butt in Nowhata area by running over an armored vehicle over a group of youth.

The spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) in a statement in Srinagar termed the mowing down of Kaisar Amin of Fateh Kadal to death as absolute brutality of Indian forces. »

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