Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has strongly denounced the authorities for imposing restrictions in downtown areas of Srinagar and disallowing people from offering Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday in a tweet said, “In the holy month of Ramadan also, the biggest mosque of valley is locked down and put under siege. Thousands of Muslims are denied the right to pray there. Such measures reflect the ruler’s utter disdain for people’s religious rights or hurting their sentiments which is very sad.” »

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Jammu, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Seerat Committee, Maulana Abdul Qayoom Mattu, has expressed concern over the recovery of explosive material from a person namely Shrikant during a routine checking of vehicles on Thathri bridge area of Bhaderwah.

Maulana Abdul Qayoom Mattu in a statement issued in Jammu said they have time and again informed the local authorities that under the patronage of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), weapons and other explosive material are stored at temples in Chenab Valley. He feared that such moves could disturb the peaceful atmosphere of the valley any time. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four Kashmiri youth in Pulwama and Baramulla districts.

The troops martyred three youth during a cordon and search operation in the wee hours, today, in Bunpora Panzgam area of Pulwama district. The troops also blasted a house in the area with explosive material. The slain youth were identified as Showkat Ahmed Dar, Irfan Ahmed and Muzaffar Ahmed.

The troops martyred one more youth during a similar operation in Hatlangoo area of Sopore in Baramulla district.

Meanwhile, forceful demonstrations erupted at Panzgam against the killing of the youth. Youth hit the streets and started pelting stones on the Indian forces to disperse them. The forces’ personnel fired teargas shells to chase away the youth, triggering clashes. »

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