Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least seven people were injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Saturday.

Unidentified persons lobbed a grenade in Hari Singh High Street Market in Srinagar, which is a few hundred meters away from the city centre Lal Chowk. Seven persons were injured three of them critically in the attack.

Soon after the incident, Indian police and troops cordoned off the area and launched searches to nab the attackers.

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Over 330 demos held in Kashmir since Aug 5, admits India

Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the people of Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to suffer immensely as the strict military lockdown imposed by the Indian government remained intact on 69th running day, today.

Amid suspension of mobile and internet services and absence of public transport, the residents are facing acute shortage of basic items of daily use including food and medicines. People keep their shops and business establishments closed as a mark of silent protest against Indian occupation. The cosmetic measures like restoration of landline phones by the Indian government have failed to mitigate the hardships of the residents.

Meanwhile, Indian troops continued the cordon and search operation in Ganderbal district on 16th consecutive day, today. The operation, which was launched by the troops in Naranag, Trumkhal Gangbal and other areas of the district on September 27, has turned out to be the longest operation in the last 15 months. Indian para-commandos, who were airdropped, are also taking part in the operation. The troops have martyred four youth during the operation.

At least seven people were injured after unidentified persons lobbed a grenade in Hari Singh High Street area of Srinagar, today. Soon after the incident, Indian police and troops cordoned off the area and launched searches to nab the attackers. »

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Delhi may restrict palm oil import from Malaysia

New Delhi, October 12 (KMS): India is considering restricting imports of some products from Malaysia including palm oil in reaction to its stance on Kashmir dispute.

The Indian government was angered after Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohammad said last month at the United Nations that India had invaded occupied Kashmir and asked New Delhi to work with Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Indian media quoted officials, who participated in discussions led by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on the proposed restrictions, saying that India was looking for ways to limit palm oil imports and might place restrictions on other goods from Malaysia. »

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New Delhi, October 12 (KMS): Indian government has admitted that there were over 330 incidents of protests in occupied Kashmir in last two months after Article 370, which granted special status to the territory, was revoked.

Internal security report of the Indian government has stated that most of these demonstrations were stone-pelting incidents which were followed by civil protests. The report said that 67 per cent of these protests were held in Srinagar, Badgam and Pulwama.

The report said that most of the stone-pelting incidents took place in August. There were 85 incidents of stone-pelting in September, five civil protests and three calls for bandh (strike), it said. »

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Starts advertisement campaign to end shutdown

Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, after failing to restore normalcy in the territory, Indian authorities have issued a jacket advertisement in local newspapers, trying to persuade the people to end the self-imposed continued shutdown.

In the first of the series of advertisements, the occupation authorities have tried to tell the people about the benefits of the repeal of special status of Kashmir. It was published in the local newspapers in the last week of August.

The message in the advertisement published on Friday read, “Closed Shops. No Public Transport. Who Benefits? …….Think!” »

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Burton (UK), October 12 (KMS): British Kashmiris living in Burton will be heading to London to take part in an anti-India demonstration on October 27, 2019 to be marked as black day by the Kashmiris.

India had landed its troops in Srinagar on October 27 in 1947 and illegally occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir against the will of the Kashmiri people and Partition Plan. Since then Kashmiris on both sides of the world and across the world have been observing 27th October as black day. »

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Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continue the ongoing cordon and search operation in Ganderbal district on 16th consecutive day, today.

he operation, which was launched by the troops in Trumkhal Gangbal area of the district on September 27, has turned out to be the longest operation in the last 15 months. Indian para-commandos, who were airdropped, are also taking part in the operation.

The troops have martyred four youth during the operation.

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Srinagar, October 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, as the strict military lockdown imposed by the Indian government entered 69th running day, today, the people of Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to suffer immensely.

Amid suspension of mobile and internet services and absence of public transport, the residents are facing acute shortage of basic items of daily use including food and medicines.

The residents continue to close their shops and business establishments as a silent protest against India. The cosmetic measures like restoration of landline phones by the Indian government have failed to mitigate the hardships of the people.

Meanwhile, Indian troops continue the ongoing cordon and search operation in Ganderbal district on 16th consecutive day, today.

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Multan, Oct 12 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that 27th of October will be observed as Black Day in the country and foreign missions have also been asked to protest and condemn Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.
Talking to newsmen in Multan, he said the United Nations and the United States should play their role and mediate to resolve longstanding Kashmir issue.
Meanwhile, addressing a public gathering in Multan, the Foreign Minister said Kashmir issue was discussed in United Nations Security Council after fifty four years due to successful diplomatic efforts of the government.

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Islamabad, Oct 12 (KMS): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says human chain, formed to express solidarity with people of occupied Kashmir, will break the shackles of siege.
Talking to media after formation of human chain in Islamabad on Friday, she said Prime Minister Imran Khan will fulfill his promise to present the case of Kashmir before the world community.
The Special Assistant said Prime Minister has reiterated that Pakistan will always be raising the voice of oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.
She said Prime Minister has urged the world leaders and international media to play their due role on the issue of Kashmir.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan thanked the media and public for participating in human chain and expressing solidarity for Kashmiris. »

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