Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, many posters and handbills, along with pictures of Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations of Pakistan, have surfaced in IOK.

The posters citing the DG ISPR read that Pakistan would continue fighting for Kashmir till last solider and bullet. »

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Situation may aggravate if clampdown persists

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the humanitarian crisis has deepened as the territory continued to remain under siege of the Indian army and paramilitary forces for the 29th consecutive day, today.

All internet and communication services including landline and mobile phones and TV channels are closed in the Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu region. Local newspapers are offline while most of them fail to bring out their print editions. Curfew and other restrictions are in place in the territory since August 5 when the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status after abrogating Article 370 of its constitution. Markets and schools are also closed for the past one month. Indian forces are using drones equipped with hi-resolution cameras and night-vision devices to monitor anti-India protests and other pro-freedom activities in the territory.

Many posters and handbills, along with pictures of Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations of Pakistan, have surfaced in IOK that read, Pakistan would continue fighting for Kashmir till last solider and bullet. Hurriyat activists in posters announced that the people of Kashmir would together push India out of their homeland, which is a paradise on earth. The activists have said that the paradise could not be an abode of brute Indian forces. »

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Kashmir’s military siege enters its 29th consecutive day

Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, besides curfew, strict restrictions and communications blackout on the 29th consecutive day, today, Indian authorities are now using day-and-night drones across the Kashmir valley to monitor activities of the Kashmiri people.

The Kashmir valley which is cut off from the rest of the world since August 05 due to the continued blockade and suspension of internet, mobile including BSNL’s broadband and private leased-line internet services and closure of TV channels.

All types of business establishments continue to remain shut and schools, too, wear a deserted look as students remain absent due to fear. The people of the Kashmir valley are facing acute shortage of essential commodities including food, milk and life-saving medicines due to curfew and blockade. »

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New Delhi, September 02 (KMS): Lieutenant General MM Naravane has assumed charge as Vice Chief of the Indian Army.

Lt. Gen. Naravane could be the next Army Chief as he will be the senior most Army Commander after incumbent General Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.

Lt Gen Naravane succeeds Lt Gen D Anbu, who retired on Saturday. General Naravane is from the 7th Battalion of Sikh Light Infantry Regiment and was heading the Eastern Command. »

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New Delhi, September 02 (KMS): A Kashmiri rights activist was stopped by fearful authorities at the Delhi airport and barred from flying abroad.

Gowhar Gilani was stopped from travelling to Germany at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport. He was travelling for a programme with German broadcaster Deutsche Welle in Bonn.

Immigration authorities at Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi stopped him, saying he can’t leave the country. The authorities stopped Gilani from flying abroad without citing any reasons. Gilani said that the immigration officer told him that they had clear instructions to not allow him to fly out because of the “prevailing situation in Kashmir”. He wasn’t given any written order on why he has been stopped. »

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Srinagar, September 02 (KMS): The Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Zahid Ashraf Rathore lashed out at the occupation regime for the arbitrary arrests and disappearance of party president, Mr Imtiaz Reshi.

Zahid Ashraf in a statement terming the continuing clampdown in the occupied territory as inhuman said that it was very unfortunate that the world community had turned deaf to the wails of helpless Kashmiri women and children. »

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