Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have booked two persons including a cleric under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), in Pulwama district.

The occupation authorities slapped the PSA on Manzoor Ahmed Ganai and Aijaz Ahmed Mir for participating in pro-freedom and anti-India demonstrations.

Manzoor Ahmed Ganai of Litter area of Pulwama who was arrested in 2017 was slapped with the PSA fifth time. Aijaz Ahmed Mir, an Imam (cleric) of a Masjid at Pinglena in Pulwama, was arrested by the Indian police nearly a month ago. They both have been lodged at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu. »

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Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has denounced the continued illegal detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and further extension in his judicial remand.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The continued detention of Yasin Malik can prove fatal for his already deteriorated health.”

He also condemned India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) for summons to son of illegally detained party leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah, and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) notice to the daughter of senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, terming it as frustration of the Indian government. »

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Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched cordon and search operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts, today.

The troops after cordoning off Heff Shirmal area of Shopian district are conducting door-to-door searches.

The troops also laid a siege around the Aripal area of Tral town in Pulwama district. Local told media that heavy contingents of Indian forces’ personnel have been deployed in the area and a house-to-house search operation is going on.

Further details are awaited.

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Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Young Journalist Association (JKYJA) comprising hundreds of young journalists, has strongly condemned the fresh drive of censorship launched by social media giant, Facebook.

A JKYJA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that under the campaign many user accounts aimed to curb the sane voices raised especially by journalists, social activists and other people from different walks of life were disabled even without giving any genuine reason. »

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Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Federation of Chambers of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) has said that Kashmir economy is on the decline due to frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway and regulations on the movement of transport.

The FCIK President, Muhammad Ashraf Mir, in a statement in Srinagar said the Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only operational road link of Kashmir to the rest of the world, is either closed or regulated and the movement of goods and passengers is not among the priorities of the occupation authorities. »

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Jammu, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has paid rich tributes to prominent religious scholar and renowned social activist, Molvi Ghulam Nabi Faridabadi, who passed away recently.

The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, addressing a condolence meeting held by his party in Jammu for the deceased said that Molvi Ghulam Nabi Faridabadi was a true Muslim who had devoted his life for the service of Islam and Kashmir liberation movement. He said that Indian troops had also martyred his two young sons in 1990s. »

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Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two persons, including a minor girl, were killed while nine others injured in a road accident in Gurez area of Bandipora district, today.

A vehicle plunged into Zadkhus Nallah on Bandipora-Gurez road today morning, resulting in the killing of Naani Begum (55) and Tabasum Bashir (10), an official said. The ill-fated vehicle was going to Gurez from Bandipora.

As per reports, Naani Begum died on way to the District Hospital, Bandipora, while Tabasum died on the spot. The injured persons were shifted to the district hospital for treatment.

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India using NIA, ED to intimidate Hurriyat leaders

Srinagar, April 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has rejected the Indian Prime Minister, Narinder Modi’s statement that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India, terming it a cruel joke and unrealistic.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said the issue of Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized dispute and it can’t be changed by these false and arrogant assertions. He said that Kashmir had never been a part of India whereas the fact of the matter was that it was illegally occupied by Indian through military power on 27th October, 1947. He advised the Indian rulers to shun their stubbornness, accept the ground realities and come forward to address the lingering dispute according to the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.The APHC Chairman also appealed to the people of South Kashmir to completely boycott the fourth phase of the so-called Indian Parliamentary elections to be held on Monday.

Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in a statement in Srinagar said that New Delhi was using its National Investigation Agency and Enforcement Directorate as a tool to suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement and force the Hurriyat leadership into submission. He condemned the continued illegal detention of JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, the ED notice to the daughter of incarcerated senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, and NIA summons to another jailed Hurriyat leader, Altaf Ahmed Shah’s son. »

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