Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik commenting on the incident at Lethpora in Pulwama has said that the people and leadership of Kashmir regret every killing that happens in the territory.

The JRL in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “As we witness killing of our loved ones our young and shoulder their coffins each day we can feel and understand the pain and sense of loss that the family and friends of those who are killed go through, not for a day or two when everyone is expressing grief and condolences to them, but the silent grief and loss that stays with them for a lifetime. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces’ personnel, today, barred media persons from performing their professional duties in Pulwama district.

The journalists tried to reach the spot of an explosion, which resulted in the killing of over 40 Indian troops and injuring of dozens others, in Lethpora area of the district, yesterday. However, Indian police and troops did not allow them to visit the site. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that the Kashmiri children and students are the worst and prime victims of Indian state terrorism in the territory.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed concern over the injuring of 28 children in a mysterious explosion in a school in Pulwama. He said the Kashmiri children and students, who are the worst and prime victims of the Indian brutalities, have been exposed to different kinds of vulnerabilities in the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has strongly denounced the assault on Kashmiri students in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

At least four Kashmiri students were critically injured after goons and students from the Indian states of Maharashtra and Bihar beat them up ruthlessly in the hostel of Disha Institute of Management and Engineering Technology at Chhattisgarh. The injured were identified as Faisal, Naveed, Mohsin and Zahid. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people in Pulwama attended the funeral prayers in absentia for a youth, Aadil Ahmed Dar, who got martyred in an explosion on Srinagar-Jammu Highway.

Over 40 Indian troops were killed and dozens others injured in the blast, which took place in Lethpora area of Pulwama, yesterday.

Thousands of people marched from different villages of south Kashmir towards Gandi Bagh, the native village of Aadil Ahmed Dar, and participated in his funeral prayers in absentia.

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Paris, February 15 (KMS): Paris-based media watchdog Reporters Without Borders also called Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) has reiterated its demand for immediate and unconditional release of Kashmiri journalist, Aasif Sultan, on hearing in his case.

The RSF in a statement issued in Paris said Aasif Sultan has been held on nothing more than a police report since August 24, 2018 and finally charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

“We call upon the Indian justice system to act responsibly by releasing Aasif Sultan at once,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. He said that at no point since the start of this case the police produced any evidence to support their claims. He said that detaining a journalist provisionally for nearly six months constitutes a clear attempt to intimidate all journalists covering subjects that displease the Indian forces’ personnel. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) led by party General Secretary, Muhammad Rafiq Ganai visited Kulgam areas and expressed solidarity with the families of the martyred youth, Dr Hilal Ahmed and Engineer Shoaib Ahmed.

The youth were martyred by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Chadoora area of the Budgam district on Wednesday.

Muhammad Rafiq Ganai talking to the mourners deplored that India instead of taking measures to resolve long-pending Kashmir dispute in its historical perspective, wanted to impose its choice on Kashmiris through barrel of gun. He said the ongoing bloodshed in Kashmir is the result of the stubbornness and illogical approach of New Delhi. »

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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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