Boy succumbs in Srinagar hospital

Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a protest march organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership was held in Srinagar, today, to press for the release of all Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of India and the occupied territory.

A large number of Hurriyat leaders and activists, led by Muhammad Yasin Malik, assembled at Aabi Guzar in Srinagar and staged the demonstration against the continued detention of Kashmiri political prisoners. As the protesters tried to march towards Lal Chowk, Indian police took Muhammad Yasin Malik and other Hurriyat leaders and activists into custody and lodged them at Kothi Bagh police station. Before his arrest, Yasin Malik talking to the reporters urged the United Nations Human Rights Council and other human rights organisations to put pressure on India to release all political prisoners. The police also arrested Hurriyat leader Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani from his residence and shifted him to some unknown location. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a youth in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, today.

The youth identified as Irfan Ahmad Shaikh was killed in a cordon and search operation jointly launched by the personnel of Indian army, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group of police in Chakoora area of Litter in the district. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has strongly condemned the murderous assault on a Pulwama youth, Tawseef Ahmad Wani, by Indian troops at an army camp in the district.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said Indian forces have unleashed a reign of terror in South Kashmir in particular where people are threatened, tortured and killed during raids on their houses. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested several Hurriyat leaders including Muhammad Yasin Malik after they took out a protest march in Srinagar, today, to demand the release of Kashmiri political prisoners.

A large number of Hurriyat leaders and activists, led by Muhammad Yasin Malik, assembled at Aabi Guzar in Srinagar and staged a demonstration against the continued detention of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of the occupied territory and India. The protest was held under the auspices of the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, along with a party delegation visited SMHS hospital in Srinagar and inquired about the health condition of a youth who was subjected to ruthless torture by Indian troops at an army camp in Shadimarg area of Pulwama district.

The youth, Tawseef Ahmed Wani, a resident of Achagoza area of Pulwama, was summoned to the camp by the army where he was subjected to severe torture by the troops. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) has said that Kashmir is not merely a territorial dispute but the question of the rights of the people of the territory.

A KCSDS spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to address the Kashmir dispute. The statement said, “Modi could not address the burning issue of bleeding Kashmir by offering a meaningful and result-oriented dialogue process but only reiterated BJP-RSS muscular, militaristic approach to a human issue.” »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities suspended mobile service in Hyderpora and Nigeen areas of Srinagar in an attempt to prevent resistance leaders Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from addressing an international conference on Kashmir in London on Kashmir Solidarity Day.

Residents from Hyderpora and Nigeen areas, the hometowns of Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, told media that their cellphones went offline suddenly.

All phones at Syed Ali Gilani’s residence also stopped working. Similarly, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq could neither make a call nor could attend any as all his mobile phones showed no connectivity signal.

A resident of Nigeen said mobile towers suddenly stopped showing signals, leaving people in the area frustrated. »

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Tehran, February 06 (KMS): A conference held in Qom city of Iran has urged India and Pakistan to enter into dialogue to resolve the long-pending Kashmir dispute.

The conference was held to express unity with the Kashmiris on Kashmir Solidarity Day and was organised by Tehreek-e-Ittehad Ummat Jammu and Kashmir, International Wilayat Mission and Majlis Branch of Majlis-e-Wahdat Muslimeen in Qom.

The event was presided over by Dr Syed Shafqat Zaidi, a member of Majlis Wahdat Pakistan. During his speech at the conference, he condemned the killings of Muslims in Kashmir and other countries. He urged Muslim communities to support people of Kashmir openly. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian media has revealed that the personnel of Indian army’s Rashtriya Rifles (RR) were involved in the killing of their colleague, Aurangzeb.

The army is questioning three detained Rashtriya Rifles (RR) men for their involvement in the killing of Aurangzeb, The Indian Express reported.

Aurangzeb, a resident of Poonch, was a rifleman posted with the 44-Rashtriya Rifles (RR) that is currently deployed in Shadimarg area of Pulwama. He was on his way home in anticipation of Eid in June when Rashtriya Rifles’ men kidnapped and killed him. The blame was immediately placed on mujahideen, but it has transpired that the killers were Indian soldiers. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association has condemned the use of brute force against the residents of Tarigam area of Kulgam during a cordon and search operation by Indian troops.

An HCBA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the troops set ablaze two electricity transformers and a bike and fired pellets, which injured eight people seriously. The injured were rushed to hospitals for emergency treatment. »

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