2018 September 20 » Kashmir Media Service

Indian troops martyr two kashmiri youth in Bandipora

Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyat leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi and Maulana Masroor Abbas have strongly denounced the use of brute force by Indian police and troops on Muharram mourners in different parts of the territory.

The leaders in their separate statements in Srinagar castigated the occupation authorities for imposing restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram processions, yesterday. They termed the action as sheer interference in the religious matters of the Muslims. The leaders said that the use of excessive force against the people participating in peaceful religious processions had exposed the fascist and biased mentality of the Indian authorities towards the Muslims. They said on one hand, the occupation authorities facilitate the two-month long Amarnath Yatra but on the other, they thrash the Muharram mourners for organizing peaceful religious processions.

The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party and Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami in their statements termed the use of brute force against the Muharram mourners as the worst example of Indian state terrorism in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation in Sumlar area of the district. The operation continued till reports last came in

More details are awaited.

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops arrested two youth during a nocturnal raid in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Local people told media that the troops arrested the youth identified as Muhammad Irfan Naikoo and Muhammad Shafi Naikoo during a raid in Saidpora Bala area of the district, last night.

They said that the troops also beat up people during the raid.

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shain organized Muharam processions at different places across the Kashmir Valley, today, on 9th Muharram.

A spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shain in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Thousands of mourners participated in the processions at Gawkadal, Kachikani Mir Bihari. Despite curbs a procession was taken out in Aabi Guzar, Srinagar.” »

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, has termed the Kashmir struggle as struggle of oppressed and continuation of Karbala.

Muhammad Yasin Malik addressing Muharram congregations at Basant Bagh and Gaw Kadal in Srinagar said that Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his family strived for righteous cause and sacrificed their lives for it. »

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Socio-Economic Coordination Committee (JKSECC), an amalgam of 27 civil society formations, has said that handing over of power projects in Jammu and Kashmir to Indian companies is a direct attack on the Article 35-A.

The JKSECC Chairperson, Hameeda Nayeem, in a statement in Srinagar demanded immediate revocation of the decision of State Administrative Council wherein it announced formation of joint venture with some public sector undertakings of India for execution of Ratle Hydroelectric Project. »

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Islamabad, September 20 (KMS): Former skipper of Pakistan cricket team and flamboyant all-rounder, Shahid Afridi, highlighted the Kashmir dispute during a live sports show, stating that India and Pakistan should allow the “Kashmiris to decide where they want to go”.

Shahid Afridi along with Gautam Gambhir and other cricketers was discussing the possibilities of bilateral Pak-India series during a joint live show of a private News Channel of Pakistan and an Indian channel covering the much anticipated India-Pakistan clash in the ongoing Asia Cup, the other day. »

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Islamabad, September 20 (KMS): Pakistan Post has issued special postage stamps to portray popular martyred Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Wani, describing him a Freedom Icon.

Pakistan Post had issued 20 special postage stamps on July 24, this year, to locally and internationally highlight the brutalities of Indian troops on the people of occupied Kashmir engaged in a peaceful struggle to achieve freedom from India’s illegal occupation of their homeland. »

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Gulmarg stares at environmental disaster

Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an imminent environmental disaster is in the making in famous ski-resort of Gulmarg where the Indian Air Force is planning to set-up a radar system in the protected wildlife sanctuary area, apart from constructing a helipad in the forest area, on around 14 hectare land.

A Srinagar-based English daily Greater Kashmir quoting official documents, it accessed, reported that the radar named ‘air defence sensor and weaponry’ is proposed for construction in the protected area of Gulmarg wildlife sanctuary and for this, at least 1.18 hectare land is proposed to be notified from the protected area network and 12.35 hectare from the territorial forest division (Jhelum Valley division) of Baramulla district in northern Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have booked Hurriyat leader and the chief patron of Islamic Students League, Shakeel Ahmed Bakhshi, under black law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

Shakeel Bakhshi was arrested a few days back by the police personnel of Bemina police station in Srinagar. The authorities have now shifted him to a jail in Jammu after slapping PSA on him.

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