Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a teenage boy, who was a seventh class student, was killed when Indian forces opened fire on protesters in Langate area of Kupwara after the end of sham polling for the Baramulla parliamentary constituency, today.

Youth took to the streets in Mandigam village of Langate and staged anti-India protests. The troops fired pellets to quell the protests, resulting in death of a teenager, identified as Owais Mir, a resident of Mandigam. »

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2 dozen more political prisoners shifted to India

Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the normal life was paralysed by complete shutdown, today, against the drama being enacted in the name of parliamentary elections in the territory and brutal measures against the Kashmiri people and their leadership.

call for the strike was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The shutdown was also aimed at registering protest against the victimization of Hurriyat leaders and their family members by India’s infamous National Investigation Agency and the closure of Kashmir’s main highway. All shops, business establishments and educational institutions were closed while attendance in government and private offices was very thin. Transport was also off the road. The JRL has also called for shutdown in the areas during the next phases of the polls. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, curfew continues to remain enforced in Kishtwar, Doda and Bhaderwah areas of Jammu region on the third consecutive day, today.

Curfew was imposed in these areas after unknown gunmen killed RSS leader, Chandrakant Singh, and his personal security officer, Rajinder Kumar, at district hospital Kishtwar.

Heavy contingents of Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel have been deployed along the roads to prevent protests against the killings. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, vindicating the stance of Hurriyat leadership that holding of the so-called elections in the territory is nothing but a military exercise, the authorities have deployed over 32,000 additional Indian troops and police personnel for the first phase of Indian parliamentary polls in Baramulla constituency in North Kashmir.

The Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency is spread over three border districts of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the normal life remains crippled, today, due to complete shutdown against the holding of so-called Indian parliamentary elections in the territory and brutal measures against the Kashmiri people and their leadership.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. It is also aimed at registering protest against the victimization and harassment of Hurriyat leaders and their kin by India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA), the closure of Kashmir’s main highway for civilians for two days in a week and attack by Indian police and troops on inmates at Srinagar Central Jail. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has termed the holding of so-called Indian Parliamentary elections in the territory as a futile exercise as such polls in the past have not helped in the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

The HCBA in an Executive Committee meeting held in Srinagar said in terms of the UN resolutions of 1952 and 1957, elections held in the territory are no substitute to the right to self-determination, guaranteed to the people of Kashmir by the UN resolutions of August 13, 1948 and January 05, 1949 and also of those passed thereafter and will not in any manner constitute the final disposition of the territory. »

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Indian citizen allowed to contest elections in IOK

Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in gross violation of the state subject laws, which prohibit the non-Kashmiris the right to vote in Kashmir, for the first time in the so-called electoral history of the territory, an Indian citizen has been allowed even to contest the Indian Parliamentary elections from the Islamabad constituency of Lok Sabha.

Shams Khwaja of Gautam Buddha Nagar area of Uttar Pradesh (UP), a lawyer by profession, is among the 18 candidates in the Islamabad Lok Sabha seat as his nomination papers have been accepted by District Electoral Officer. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly denounced the shifting of illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, from Jammu to New Delhi.

Muhammad Yasin Malik was shifted to Delhi’s Tihar Jail on Tuesday after India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) secured his production remand in the case. Later, a Delhi court sent him to the NIA custody till April 22 in the name of interrogation in a fake case registered against him. »

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Srinagar, April 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have shifted over two dozen Kashmiri political prisoners including Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami, Dr Abdul Hameed Fayyaz, and Jamiat Ahle Hadith Vice President, Mushtaq Ahmed Veeri, from Jammu’s Kathua jail to a jail in Haryana, India.

Almost thirty inmates have been shifted by the authorities to the Haryana jail.

Dr Abdul Hameed Fayyaz’s son in a social media post wrote that Dr Fayyaz, Mushtaq Veeri and other detainees have been shifted from Kathua jail to some other prison. »

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