IOK regime admits use of IEDs during CASOs

Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in the Kashmir valley, today, against the target killing of senior Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Mir Hafeezullah in broad daylight by Indian army men in disguise.

All shops, other business establishments and private offices were closed while public transport was off the road in Srinagar and all other districts of the Valley. The authorities suspended train service in view of the strike called by the Joint Resistance Leadership. The leadership has also called for protests after Juma prayers, tomorrow, against the killing of Mir Hafeezullah.

The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, speaking over phone to the brother of the martyred leader said that Mir was a great soldier of Kashmir movement, who remained committed to his mission till his death.

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai while addressing mourners at the residence of martyr, Mir Hafeezullah, in Islamabad district described his killing as a cowardly act. Other Hurriyat leaders also continued to visit the family members of the martyred leader. »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) has welcomed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its continued support to the freedom struggle of Kashmir.

The JKDFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the international forums like OIC have to do more than issuing statements so that people of Kashmir are saved from the Indian onslaught from all sides. »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have admitted the use of deadly weapons like improvised explosive device [IEDs] by Indian forces during the cordon and search operations in the territory.

The acknowledgement was made in reports submitted by Deputy Commissioner Bandipora and the SSP Bandipora before the Human Rights Commission of the territory. The reports were submitted in response to a petition filed by the Chairman of International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo wherein he had sought details whether forces were using chemical weapons during the operations. »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai visited the residence of martyr Mir Hafeezullah in Achabal area of Islam district and described his killing as a heinous and cowardly act.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai while addressing mourners at Baddoo in Achabal said that Hafeezullah was assassinated by cowards who were afraid of his commitment. Under a well thought-out plan, he added, Indian forces are strengthening the hands of unidentified gunmen to kill pro-freedom leaders and activists. He said before this incident, many pro-freedom leaders and activists were targeted by such unidentified gunmen. »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of Sajad Ahmad Rather, a cab driver from Cheki-Kawoosa village of Budgam district, have been striving for his release for the past 20 months.

The hope raised after High Court quashed his detention under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) for the second time some weeks ago could not live long as he was slapped with a third PSA on November 3. »

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Denounces shifting of Kashmiri inmates to outside jails

Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the incarcerated Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Libation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik while condemning the shifting of dozens of Kashmiri detainees to Haryana jail en masse has termed the move as cruel and illegitimate.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said, replicating the oppression of 1990’s will yield Indian occupation authorities nothing but failure. »

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Islamabad, November 22 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has strongly condemned brutal murder of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir leader, Mir Hafeezullah in Achabal, Islamabad district of occupied Kashmir.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad paid rich tributes to the martyred Hurriyat leader for his sacrifices and warned the aggressors and occupiers of the consequences of their naked bloodbath. »

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Islamabad, November 22 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a protest demonstration in Islamabad against the growing Indian state terrorism and continued illegal detention and other rights abuses in occupied Kashmir.

The Hurriyat leaders in their speeches strongly condemned the Indian atrocities on Kashmiris and appealed to the international community to play role in granting Kashmiris their inalienable right to self-determination.

They also denounced the »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have continued to condemn the killing of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat senior leader, Mir Hafeezullah.

Gunmen backed by Indian secret agencies martyred senior leader of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mir Hafeezullah, in Islamabad district on Tuesday.

On the directives of Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a delegation of the forum and Awami Action Committee visited Badoora, Achabal in Islamabad district to express solidarity with the family members of Haeeizullah Mir. The delegation comprised Muhammad Shafi Khan, Muhammad Yousuf Butt, Muhammad Sidiq Hazar, Nazir Ahmed Sofi and Muzaffar Ahmed Tak. »

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Srinagar, November 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in the Kashmir valley, today, against the broad-day killing of senior Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader, Mir Hafeezullah by Indian army men in disguise.

All shops, other business establishments and private offices are closed while public transport is off the roads in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the Valley. Train service has been suspended across the valley in view of the strike. ‘We have suspended all trains running in the Kashmir valley on Thursday,’ a senior railway official told media in Srinagar. »

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