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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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has demanded probe into the Sunday’s blast that killed seven civilians and injured dozens others in Larnoo area of Kulgam district by some international agency to unveil the truth about this gory incident. The blast had occurred following the destruction of a house during a cordon and search operation by Indian troops on that day.

A JI spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “A high-level delegation of Jamaat led by advocate Zahid Ali visited the families of those who lost their beloved ones in the Kulgam carnage. The members on the occasion paid glowing tributes to the victim youth and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families.” »

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Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, members of High Court Bar Association staged a sit-in protest outside the high court premises against civilian killings, ransacking of houses and looting of properties by Indian troops in different parts of the territory.

The Bar members took out a procession outside the court premises, raising slogans, amid demands that the Kashmir issue be settled in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people as guaranteed by the UN Security Council resolutions. »

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Authorities suspend internet services in Srinagar, Budgam

Srinagar, October 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth including a PhD scholar in Srinagar, today.

The troops killed the youth identified as PhD scholar, Dr Sabzar Ahmed Sofi, and Aasif Ahmed during a cordon and search operation at Sothu Kothair in Nowgam area of Srinagar. The operation was going on till reports last came in.

Massive protests erupted in Nowgam against the killing of the youth. People took to the streets and chanted high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Indian police and troops fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. »

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JRL calls for march towards Kulgam tomorrow

Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities imposed stringent restrictions in Srinagar, today, to prevent a march towards Lal Chowk against the surge in killings and other repressive measures by the Indian forces.

Call for the march and a sit-in protest was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership to protest against the massacre of 10 youth including four teenagers by Indian troops at Laroo in Kulgam on Sunday. The authorities sealed off Lal Chowk by erecting barricades and placing razor wires on roads. Educational institutions were closed while internet services were snapped in many parts of the Valley. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a massive march will be conducted towards Kulgam, tomorrow, to pay homage to the ten youth martyred by Indian troops in Laroo area on Sunday.

Call for the Kulgam march has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar appealed to the people in general and those living in south Kashmir in particular to march to Kulgam tomorrow in solidarity with the families of the martyred youth. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry took out multiple protest marches at Raj Bagh and Regal Chowk in Srinagar, today, against the killing of ten youth by Indian troops in Kulgam on Sunday.

The spokesman for the KCCI in a statement issued in Srinagar said that despite restrictions, the members of the trade body tried to march towards the Lal Chowk. The Joint Resistance leadership had called for the march to register protest against the Kulgam killings. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, various trade bodies staged peaceful protests in Srinagar, today, to register protest against the killing of innocent youth in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

A large numbers of members of Kashmir Traders and Manufactures Federation (KTMF), led by trade leader, Muhammad Yasin Khan, took out a protest march through Residency Road in Srinagar. »

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