Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have been unable to find any clue about a man from Lolab, who is missing for last more than 17 months, after he was summoned inside an army camp at Trimukha Post in Bandipora.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Kupwara, in a report submitted to Human Rights Commission of the territory, stated that police have been unable to trace the whereabouts of Manzoor Ahmed Khan.

A petition filed before the Commission by rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, said that on 31st August 2017, Manzoor left for Bandipora for livestock marketing along with his uncle, Jalaluddin Khan and paternal aunt Parveena. »

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Bareilly (India), February 23 (KMS): The Bareilly police in Uttar Pradesh have registered a false case against three Kashmiri students.

The police registered the case against the Kashmiri students identified as Dr Ufak, Dr Shamia Irshad and Dr Humaira Fayaz Khankhashi, studying in the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI).

They have been charged of making objectionable remarks on the Indian Army.

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hindu fanatics damaged three shops and two vehicles in Mendhar town of Poonch district.

The overnight damage caused by the extremist Hindus prompted the authorities to impose section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code, banning assembly of more than five persons in the town.

Official said that one shops and one vehicle were completely damaged while others were partially damaged.

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, massive protests erupted in Lal Chowk area of Islamabad town, today, against attacks on Kashmiris by Hindu extremists in India.

People took to streets in Lal Chowk today morning and staged protests against the attacks on the Kashmiris in different parts of India. Shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, the protesters also displayed photographs of a local youth, who was thrashed in Chandigarh yesterday by Hindu fanatics.

Indian police fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the cops. »

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in north Kashmir’s Bandipora town, today, to mourn the killing of youth martyred by Indian troops in Sopore, yesterday.

All shops and business established are closed while traffic is off the road in the town.

Locals said that the town was shut after reports started doing rounds that one of the two youth martyred in Sopore was from Qazipora village of the district.

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 3,500 Kashmiri students, studying in different colleges and universities of India, have returned to the Valley while more than 250 students are stuck in mosques of Jammu.

The Chairman of Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK), G N Var talking the media persons in Srinagar said nearly 250 students have been shifted to Jammu who also want to return home following the Pulwama incident.

He said every year at least more than 11,000 Kashmiri students go to India to pursue their studies. He said whenever harassment or a life threatening incident takes place, the students are no longer safe in that particular college or university.

“We want the authorities to find a solution to safeguard the lives of Kashmiri students,” G N Var said.

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have denounced the attacks on Kashmiris across India and described it a dangerous trend, which is promoting hatred among humans.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said roads and institutions across India have been turned into war zones for the Kashmiris. Attacks by goons on Kashmiri students, businessmen and tourists are most condemnable and outrageous, he added.

The JKLF Chief termed these attacks as heinous and said that videos and images of these assaults and acts of humiliations could force more Kashmiri youth towards armed resistance and hence turn situation more vulnerable and unwanted. »

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New Delhi, February 23 (KMS): The government of India has ordered the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to urgently deploy 100 companies in occupied Kashmir.

The Indian ministry of Home Affairs a letter said, “We have to urgently deploy additional CAPFs in Jammu and Kashmir. It is requested to provide 100 coys of CAPFs (CRPF-45, BSF-35, SSB-10 & ITBP-10) to Govt. of J&K with immediate effect and till further orders. IG (Ops), CRPF is requested to ensure immediate movement of Forces in coordination with IG (Ops) of all Forces.” However, the Indian government refrained from giving specific reasons for the deployment. »

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that only sustained dialogue can lead to the settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar urged people of India to understand ground situation in Kashmir, saying people of the Valley are not fighting for any economic package or developmental schemes but for a legitimate birthright to right to self-determination.

He said New Delhi must understand that the talk about waging war against Pakistan will lead to destruction in the entire South Asian region as both the countries are nuclear powers. He said, “Kashmiris don’t support war between India and Pakistan but a resolution of the dispute by peaceful means. History is witness that many nations even after fighting wars, had to sit on a negotiation table to hammer out solutions of the issues.” »

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Srinagar, February 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the unrealistic attitude of Indian leadership has created death and destruction in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that if Kashmir dispute was not resolved amicably, it would continue to pose serious threat to the peace and stability of not only south Asian region but also the entire world.

He said Kashmir is not a territorial dispute between the two neighbouring countries but an issue pertaining to the future of millions of people. He said, “It has always threatened the peace of the entire region creating a situation of uncertainty and political turbulence leading to a war-like situation whenever there is any incident on either side of the Line of Control.” He said that unless this bone of contention between Pakistan and India wasn’t addressed according to the aspirations of Kashmiri people, permanent peace and stability would remain a distant dream. »

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