India hell bent on eroding IOK status

Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in a major incident, at least 44 Indian soldiers were killed and many injured in a bomb blast on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, today.

The incident took place when a car laden with explosives hit a Central Reserve Police Force bus triggering off intensive blasts. 44 CRPF men were killed and several others seriously wounded were shifted to Indian army’s 92 base hospital at Badami Bagh in Srinagar. The traffic was suspended on the highway following the blast. Indian troops cordoned off the entire area and launched search operation. »

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Jammu, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, Mir Shahid Saleem has said that the India government is hatching one after another conspiracy to harm the disputed status of Kashmir.

Mir Shahid Saleem was addressing a seminar in Jammu organised by the JKPM under the title of “Empowerment or a sinister move towards the Balkanization of the Jammu and Kashmir.’’

He described granting of divisional status to Ladakh as a part of larger conspiracy to pave the way for the Bakanization of disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir. He said the BJP government is hell bent upon to crush the indigenous political movement for the right to self-determination in Kashmir so it is making one sinister move after another to distort the disputed nature of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Advocate Shahidul Islam who was released on a custody parole, has been lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail again.

Shahid was released on custody parole by the India’s NIA court in February first week for seven days. No one except the family members were allowed to meet him at his Srinagar residence during the day, while he would be taken to Rajbagh police station night stays,” a family member told media men in Srinagar.

The parole of Shahid ended on February 8 and due to bad weather he couldn’t be taken back to Delhi, NIA officials told media on Thursday. »

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that any misadventure against Article 35A will have catastrophic repercussions, as it is a matter of life and death for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the agenda of Indian establishment is to erode the internationally recognized disputed status of the territory. He added that abrogation of Article 35A would lead to creation of another Palestine in South Asia and the people of Kashmir would have no identity, at individual or collective levels. He said, “All segments of society are on the same page to resist and fight this serious assault on our existence.” »

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 44 Indian paramilitary troops were killed and dozens others were injured in blast in Pulwama district, today.

The blast occurred when a bus of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) they were travelling in was hit by a car laden with explosives along Srinagar-Jammu highway at Lathpora -Awantipore in Pulwama district on Thursday.

A police official said that an attacker rammed the car into the CRPF bus triggering off intensive blasts. »

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani, the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid tributes to two Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops in Badgam, yesterday.

The youth were martyred by the troops during a cordon and search operation at Wathroora in Chadoora area of the district.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said insensitivity of the Indian authorities is the sole reason for the unabated bloodshed. He said these youth are spilling their hot blood for the great and sacred cause of Kashmir and the people of Kashmir are indebted to the martyrs for their ultimate sacrifice. “It is the collective responsibility of the people of Kashmir and the leadership to take the ongoing freedom movement to its logical conclusion,” he added. »

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Jammu, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, S J S Mangal, central executive member of Jammu and Kashmir United Peace Movement and Vice President of Shiromani Akali Dal (Maan) expired in Jammu, today.

The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement, Muhammad Sharif Sartaj, Advocate M R Quareshi, Advocate Imtiaz Mir, Advocate Rauf Lone, Professor Ayub Didar and Sikh leaders S Gurdev Singh, S Narinder Singh Khalsa, Himmat Singh and Shivraj Singh expressed condolences over the demise of S J S Mangal.

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself in Jammu city.

The soldier identified as Sepoy Sandeep Singh, a resident of Indian state of Punjab, ended his life by shooting himself in the head with his service rifle during guard duty at an army camp near Panama Chowk in Jammu, an army official said.

His colleagues rushed to the scene on hearing the gunshot and found him dead, he added.

This incident raised the number of such deaths amongst the Indian troops and police personnel to 422 in occupied Kashmir since January 2007 till date.

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, today, visited SMHS hospital in Srinagar to enquire about the condition of students injured in a grenade blast in Kakapora area of Pulwama district.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq taking to the social networking site, Twitter, said he was pained to see the injured students in hospital. “I visited the injured school children from Kakpora, Pulwama at SMHS and was pained to see them in hospital.” He prayed for early recovery the students. »

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Srinagar, February 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested a prominent Hurriyat activist in Kupwara district.

A police team arrested the Hurriyat activist, Muhammad Akram Najar, during a night raid at Kralgund in Handwara area of the district.

A police officer said Akram is an APHC activist and was evading arrest since 2015. He is accused of being involved in pro-freedom activities.

On the other hand, unknown gunmen shot at and injured a civilian, Lateef Ahmed, in Nowpora area of Tral. »

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