Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the International Forum for Justice and Human Rights (IFJHRJK) has said that a total of 355 people including a 10-year-old boy, a pregnant woman and three PhD scholars lost their lives to Indian state terrorism in Kashmir in 2018.

The report released by the International Forum for Justice and Human Rights said 95 cordon and search operations took place in Kashmir in the year in which 120 houses were destroyed.

The report said a journalist, two-mentally challenged men and a 14-year-old were also among the victims of Indian state terrorism. It said 355 Kashmiri Muslims and 95 forces’ personnel lost their lives in 2018. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has expressed concern over the midnight raid and arrest of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat activist, Master Ali Mohammad and his son of Hajin and said the repressive measures are being used to punish the innocent people. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid, Srinagar, has strongly condemned the attempt to desecrate the Masjid by a group of masked hooligans on Friday.

A statement issued by the Auqaf in Sriangar said that a group of masked elements entered the mosque and rushed to the pulpit when one among them stood atop the pulpit with his shoes on, screaming slogans and creating ruckus. “In the meantime, his associates videotaped it and the video has been put on social media. This clearly indicates that this incident was deliberate and planned,” the statement read. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has expressed serious concern over the attempts being made by the authorities to subvert the media institution in the territory, particularly under the Governor’s administration. »

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Jammu, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a low-intensity explosion rocked the General Bus Stand in Jammu last night. The explosive was apparently lobbed to target the police station building in the vicinity.

Police said it is suspected that a grenade was thrown from a moving vehicle to target the police station building, located near the main entrance of the bus stand. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Nouman Ashraf, 14, the eldest among the three sons of the woodcutter father successfully cleared the 10th standard exam. However, he lies buried in the graveyard situated barely 200 meters from his house. »

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Islamabad, December 30 (KMS): The President of Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights, Dr Syed Nazir Gilani has strongly condemned the continued killings by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir and has demanded of the world powers to take action against Indian brutalities.

Dr Nazir Gilani in a letter addressed to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said, Indian forces used gun powder to blow up a residential house in village Bon Hajin in Rajpora area of District Pulwama on Saturday 29th December 2018 and killed 3 Kashmiris. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a young boy was killed in a bomb explosion in Laroo area of Pulwama district.

The boy, Arif Ahmad Dar, 10, son of Abdul Ghani Dar, received grievous injuries when a ball-shaped toy bomb, he was playing with, went off outside his house on Saturday.

Arif was shifted to Pulwama district hospital. Then, he was referred to SMHS hospital, Srinagar, where he succumbed to his injuries. »

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Srinagar, December 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of the youth in their ancestral villages in Pulwama district. Four youth were martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Rajpora area of the district, yesterday.

Multiple rounds of funerals were held for the martyred youth as a sea of people defying restrictions had turned up to participate in their last rites. The villages reverberated with vociferous pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Islamabad, December 30 (KMS): The President of Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights, Dr Syed Nazir Gilani in a letter addressed to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mme Michelle Bachelet, strongly condemned the continued killings by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir and demanded of the world powers to take action against Indian brutalities. »

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