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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 375 innocent Kashmiris including 10 women and 35 young boys during the year 2018.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, at the end of 2018, today, Indian troops conducted 2,939 cordon and search operations all across the territory during the year. The martyrs included highly qualified youth like Professor Dr Muhammad Rafi Butt, Dr Manan Bashir Wani, Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi, Dr Aijazud Din Khan and Dr Abdul Ahad Ganai. The killed also included Hurriyet leaders, namely, Mir Hafizulla, Tariq Ahmad Ganie, Mohammad Yousuf Nadeem and Hakim-ul-Rehman Sultani. Prominent Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari was among those killed by unidentified attackers. Of the martyrs, 21 were killed in custody. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): The Joint Resistance Leadership has condemned the unfortunate incident of desecration of pulpit of Srinagar Jamia Masjid and said these mischievous actions cannot be tolerated.

The JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a meeting held, today, at Hyderpora in Srinagar said people should be cautious and conscious about such disrespectful events and announced January 4, 2019 as “Youm-ul-Taqadus” and jointly to offer Friday prayers on this date.
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29 Kashmiris including 6 boys martyred in December alone

Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 375 innocent Kashmiris including 10 women and 35 young boys during the year 2018.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, Indian troops conducted 2,939 cordon and search operations all across the territory during the year. The martyrs included highly qualified youth like Professor Dr Muhammad Rafi Butt, Dr Manan Bashir Wani, Dr Sabzar Ahmad Sofi, Dr Aijaz ud Din Khan, Dr Abdul Ahad Ganai, Aedimad Fayaz Malik (M.Phil student), Javaid Malik (M.Tech student), Masiullah Khan (M.Tech student), Altaf Malik (M.Tech student), Jan Mohammad (M.Tech student), Talib Afzal Shah (Phd scholar), Rafiq Ahangar (M.Tech student), Omar Ahsan (M.Sc Physics), Ashaq Hussain Dar (MA English), Mohammad Younis (MA Sociology), Nawaz Ahmad Wagay (MA Urdu), Sajad Yousuf (MA Islamic Studies) Ishfaq Ahmad Wani (MBA), Muhammad Esha Fazali (Eng graduate), Syed Oais Shafi Shah (Eng graduate), Khursheed Ahmad Malik (B.Tech student), Muzammil Manzoor (B.Tech student), Nayeem Ahmad Mir (B.Tech student) and Aasif Ahmad Malik (B.Tech student). The killed also included Hurriyet leaders, namely, Mir Hafizulla, Tariq Ahmad Ganie, Mohammad Yousuf Rather alias Yousuf Nadeem and Hakim-ul-Rehman Sultani. Prominent Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari was among those killed by unidentified attackers. 21 of those martyred were killed in custody. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Mohammad Yasin Malik and senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi have condemned the desecration of historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar by some unknown people.

Mohammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said places of worship were signs of Allah and Muslims could not allow anyone to dishonour these places. »

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Birmingham, December 30 (KMS): Central leaders of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, Muhammad Ghalib, Faheem Kiani and Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Vice Chairman Altaf Ahmad Butt have expressed serious concern over the continued gross human rights violations by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

The leaders addressing a news conference at a local hotel in Birmingham said that Indian forces were destroying and vandalizing houses, properties and household goods of the people and harassing the inmates under black laws in Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian, Islamabad, Kulgam, Budgam, Kupwara, Bandipore and Baramulla districts. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of illegally detained veteran Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori has expressed serious concern over his plight in Haryana jail, India, and demanded his immediate release.

The family in a media interview in Srinagar said Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, 75, has been lodged in a Haryana jail so that his family could not meet him, adding that it was also violation of the Indian Supreme Court. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district on the third consecutive day, today, to mourn the killing of four youth by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Rajpora area of the district.

All the shops and other business establishments were closed while a thin movement of traffic was seen on the roads.

People from various areas of the district continued to visit the residences of the martyred youth to offer condolences with the bereaved families. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC) comprising Nazir Ahmad Lone and Merajuddin Soleh visited Dadsara Tral to pay tributes to the martyrs.

The delegates speaking to the mourners on the occasion said that the sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiri youth would not be allowed to go waste. They said the whole populace of Kashmir were proud of these sacrifices and added that killing and arrest spree could not weaken the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people.
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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a 10-year-old boy who was killed in a mysterious blast was laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans at the local martyrs’ graveyard at Larew in Kakapora area of Pulwama district.

Arif Ahmad Dar, son of Abdul Ghani, was fatally injured after he was fiddling with some explosive material in an orchard at Gadoora village of Pulwama district. Soon after the blast, he was shifted to District Hospital, Pulwama. He was referred to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar, where he later succumbed to his injuries. »

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Srinagar, December 31 (KMS): The Facebook page of Kashmir Horizon, a newspaper published from Srinagar, has been blocked by Facebook administration at the behest of Indian government.

Facebook authorities in their response to requests for unblocking the page said that it was not for violation of Facebook’s rules but “for violation of local” rules that the page was blocked, which indicates that the authorities in Kashmir have had the page blocked. »

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