Indian troops martyr youth in IOK

Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two-day shutdown will be observed from tomorrow against the Indian designs to change the demography of the occupied territory by abrogating Articles 35-A and 370 of the Indian constitution.

The Supreme Court of India has listed the pleas against the two articles on Wednesday and Thursday. Call for the two-day strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that people of Jammu and Kashmir would forcefully resist every effort by India to change the demography of the territory by rolling back the hereditary state subject laws by using its judiciary. Articles 35-A and 370 are being contested in the Supreme Court of India through Indian agents. The JRL also warned of a mass agitation against any adverse judgment by the top Indian court. »

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JRL calls for 2-day strike from tomorrow

Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for a complete shutdown on Wednesday and Thursday against the hearing of Articles 35-A and 370 by the Indian Supreme Court.

The JRL in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that people of Jammu and Kashmir would forcefully resist every effort by India to change the demography of the territory by rolling back hereditary state subject laws being contested in the Supreme Court of India through its agents. It also warned of a mass agitation against any adverse judgment by the Indian Supreme Court. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza along with a party delegation visited Arwani area of Islamabad district to express solidarity with the bereaved family members of Idrees Ahmed and other martyrs.

The JKPL in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Mukhtar Ahmad was accompanied by Nisar Ahmed Rather, Fayaz Ahmed, Riyaz Ahmed, Shabbir Ahmed and Mohammad Amir.

Waza while speaking on occasion paid rich tributes to the martyrs and said that the sacrifices offered by the youth were the priceless asset for the ongoing freedom movement. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of mourners braving the biting cold thronged Begumbagh area of Pulwama district, today, and participated in the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Hilal Ahmed Rathar.

The youth was martyred by Indian troops during a violent cordon and search operation in Ratnipora area of the district, today.

As the body of Hilal Ahmed Rathar reached his native village of Begumbagh, thousands of mourners converged there to participate in his last rites.

Multi-rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyred youth. He was buried amid high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans.

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a teenage boy was killed in a mysterious blast in Kupwara district, today.

A police official confirmed the incident and said that a blast occurred inside a shop at Anderhama village in Drugmulla area of the district. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an investigation by the Human Rights Commission of the territory has confirmed that a 20-year-old youth, Muhammad Ramzan Lone, was killed in custody by Indian police, four years ago.

The investigation established that Muhammad Ramzan Lone died as a result of ruthless beating by the officials of police post Khadi in Banihal area of Jammu region during his illegal confinement in police lock up. The victim family continues to await justice. He was arrested on a trivial charge.

At the police post, “Lone was thrashed and kicked in the stomach by a police constable as a result of which, his head collided against the wall and for some time he lost his consciousness,” the investigation found. »

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Jammu, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, stranded Kashmiri passengers and students of Gandhi Memorial Science College shouted pro-Pakistan slogans during an anti-India demonstration in Jammu.

The passengers, stranded for the past six days due to closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway, had assembled near the hostel adjoining the Geography department of the college.

A police official confirmed that passengers shouted pro-Pakistan and pro-freedom slogans on the occasion. Several protesting students were injured when Indian police resorted to baton charge against them. Two cases were registered at police station Nowabad, Jammu, over the raising of anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has sent a memorandum to the UN General Secretary, Antonio Guterres, seeking his help for the return of mortal remains of prominent liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru from New Delhi’s Tihar Jail to their families.

Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru were executed and buried inside the premises of New Delhi’s Tihar Jail.

The memorandum reads that on behalf of the people of J&K, “We want to convey the overwhelming desire of our people to get the mortal remains of our martyrs Butt and Guru to give them a dignified burial they deserve”. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a violent cordon and search operation in Ratnipora area of the district. Earlier, two Indian soldiers including a commando were killed and another was injured in an attack in the same area. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Grand Mufti of the territory, Mufti Bashir-ud-Din passed away, today.

Mufti Bashir-ud-Din breathed his last at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar at 3:00 am after brief illness.

His Nimaz-e-Jinazah will be held at 3:30 pm at Khanqah-e-Muala in Srinagar. »

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