Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of All Parties Hurriyat Conference visited Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, today, to enquire about the well-being of the APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

Syed Ali Gilani was admitted in the Soura Hospital after he complained of abdominal pain.

The delegation included APHC leaders, Bilal Ahmed Siddiqi, Muhammad Saleem Zargar, Aijaz Rasool and Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani. »

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APHC denounces dastardly act of highway closure

Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police in a massive crackdown arrested more than two dozen people including a PhD scholar in overnight raids in different areas of South Kashmir.

The forces surrounded a cluster of houses in Murran area of Pulwama and detained twenty-one people. The youth were arrested on the charge of stone pelting. Five persons were arrested in Tral and other areas of South Kashmir on the fake charge of an attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy on Jammu-Srinagar highway, last month. The detained PhD scholar was identified as, Hilal Ahmad. Police also submitted a charge-sheet against nine youth in connection with a fake case registered in July last year. The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in a statement in Srinagar, today, condemned the nocturnal raids and arrest of over two dozen youth by Indian forces in South Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has expressed concern over the nocturnal raids and arrest of over two dozen youth by Indian police in South Kashmir.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, slammed New Delhi for pushing the Kashmiri youth to the wall. He said that the Indian forces had wreaked havoc and created a sense of insecurity among the youth in the territory particularly in South Kashmir. He deplored that New Delhi continued to ignore the basic reality of the Kashmir dispute and ground situation of the territory. »

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Sit-in in London against Indian atrocities in IOK

Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, in Srinagar and lodged him at Kothi Bagh Police Station.

A JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, strongly condemned the arrest of Noor Muhammad Kalwal and continued illegal detention of party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and other Kashmiris. He said that suppressing political dissent by banning organizations, arresting political leaders, activists, scholars and businessmen, using agencies like NIA and ED and draconian laws and tactics to prolong their incarceration by India was nothing but travesty of justice and democracy. »

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APHC ASKS PEOPLE TO PRAY FOR SPEEDY RECOVERY OF GILANI

Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has been admitted to Soura Institute of Medical Sciences after he complained of abdominal pain.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the doctors at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences advised him several investigations which confirmed intestinal infection.

Syed Ali Gilani is on pacemaker since 1997. In 2003, his left kidney was removed at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai as it had developed carcinoma. In 2004, his gall bladder was removed at Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi. He was again operated upon in 2007 and half of his right kidney was removed. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference while strongly condemning the dastardly acts of strangulating the already ailing economy of Jammu and Kashmir has said that the blockade of trucks loaded with fresh fruits, vegetables, livestock and other necessary edibles has rendered the wide section of business fraternity bankrupt and jobless.

An APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, while commenting on the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway for civilian traffic by the Indian authorities, said, “Heavy financial losses and a wide range of debt trap is being deliberately knit to destroy the economy of Jammu and Kashmir.” »

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London, April 30 (KMS): India has increased its defence spending by 3.1 per cent to USD 66.5 billion in 2018, according to a new report on global military expenditure released by a leading Swedish think tank, the other day.

The total world military expenditure rose to USD 1,822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6 per cent from 2017, The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in its annual report. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has praised the steadfastness of the people of Kashmir in the way of the ongoing freedom struggle.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the determination of the Kashmiri people had produced determined leaders like Shabbir Ahmad Shah who were the victims of political vendetta at the hands of New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Hurriyat leaders led by the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Dar visited the residence of illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik in Srinagar, today.

Shabbir Ahmad Dar was accompanied by Hurriyat leader, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi. The leaders expressed sympathy and solidarity with the family members of Muhammad Yasin Malik, who is in illegal custody of National Investigation in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, April 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, no one voted in at least 60 villages in the poll bound areas of Kulgam district during the fourth phase of sham Indian parliamentary elections on Islamabad’s Lok Sabha seat on Monday.

Among these 60 villages some include Katipora, Kanjikul in Frisal area; Munand Gufan, RedwaniPayeen, RedwaniBala, HawooraMishpora, Ghat, Kujar, Tuli-Nowpora, Rampora in Qaimoh area of Homshalibugh. Similarly, Davev, Bogund, Bolsoo, Bogam, Bochroo, Supat, Panev, Desan, Hangalgush, Kukargund and dozens of other villages did not see anyone turning out at polling booths. »

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