Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has called for complete shutdown, tomorrow, against the killing of PhD scholar, Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi and Asif Ahmad Gojri by Indian troops in Srinagar, today.

The JRL in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that peaceful protests would be held on Friday against the fresh spate of killings. »

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  • Kulgam sealed to foil march against killings

Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred, today, two more youth including a PhD scholar, a third such highly educated youth in less than past six months.

The martyred scholar, Dr Sabzar Ahmed Sofi, along with another youth Aasif Ahmed Gojri was killed by the troops after they blasted a house in Nowgam area of Srinagar. Earlier, troops martyred Dr Muhammad Rafi Butt, a Professor of Kashmir University on 6th of May, and Dr Mannan Wani, a scholar in geology from Aligarh Muslim University on 11th of this month. Those who have a close watch on day-to-day developments in occupied Kashmir said that the killing of PhD scholars negated the Indian propaganda that only uneducated and unemployed youth are resisting New Delhi’s illegal occupation. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of mourners took part in funeral of martyred PhD scholar, Sabzar Ahmed Sofi, in his native Sangam area of Bijbehara in Islamabad district.

Sabzar Ahmed Sofi was martyred along with another youth, Asif Ahmed, by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Nowgam area of Srinagar, early morning today. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured three of them critically in firing by Indian troops on protesters in Islamabad district on Wednesday.

Groups of youth took to the streets and staged protests soon after the news about killing of PhD scholar Sabzar Ahmed Sofi along with another youth reached his native Sangam area of the district. »

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Slough (UK), October 24 (KMS): Kashmir Youth Assembly, UK, organized its first ever youth seminar in Slough with an objective to educate the next generation about the Kashmir dispute.

Over 70 people gathered to show concern and support for those suffering from Indian oppression in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have sealed South Kashmir’s Kulgam district to prevent a march called by the Joint Resistance Leadership against the massacre carried out by Indian troops in the district on Sunday. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has lashed out at the authorities for attempting to introduce Hindu religious books Gita and Ramayan in the educational institutions of the territory.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar termed it as a core agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to impose Hindutva ideology with the help of pro-India local stooges and their henchmen sitting in the bureaucracy. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the members of the Group of Concerned Citizens (GCC), which comprises academics, senior civil servants, jurists, journalists and trade union leaders, have strongly condemned the recent killing of ten people by Indian troops in Laroo area of Kulgam district. »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that people are not even allowed to breathe freely in the world’s largest and heavily militarized zone of Jammu and Kashmir.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The voice of Kashmiri people is choked and their human needs are curbed on the pretext of security.” »

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Asks for unified agitation against CASOs, killings

Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has asked the people to prepare for a unified agitation against the killing of youth by the Indian forces’ personnel in cordon and search operations (CASO) across the territory.

Ahead of his arrest outside his Nigeen residence in Srinagar, the Mirwaiz told media persons that entire Kashmir had been turned into a slaughterhouse. “The time has come when we should gear up and stand united to protest against the CASOs and killings. The agitation needs to be launched on the pattern of people’s movement seen earlier this year to defend Article 35-A,” he said. »

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