Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, six Indian troops were injured after unknown persons threw a grenade at a CRPF team in Srinagar’s Karannagar area on Saturday.

According to media reports the attack occurred while they were inspecting vehicles at a checkpost. CRPF personnel fired in the air in retaliation.

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Washington, October 26 (KMS): The US Congress has demanded answers from Indian Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, regarding the current grim situation in occupied Kashmir.

Six members of the US Congress, David Nicola Cicilline, Dina Titus, Chrissy Houlahan, Andy Levin, Susan Wild and James Patrick McGovern have written a letter to the ambassador asking follow-up questions to a congressional briefing on Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, October 26 (KMS): The Convenor of All Parties Hurriyat Conference AJK Chapter, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi has said that Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Black Day tommorow on Sunday, the 27th October, to convey to the world that India has occupied Jammu and Kashmir by sheer use of force, against their will and is denying them their inalienable right to self-determination.

Syed Faiz Naqishbandi in a media statement said that Kashmiris on this day send a loud and clear message to India and world community that they reject the illegal occupation of India of their homeland, adding that the unresolved Kashmir dispute had increased the suffering of the Kashmiris. »

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United Nations, October 26 (KMS): A UN human rights expert has criticized India’s inadequate responses to her communications about wide-ranging abuses, including killings, in Indian Kashmir and vowed to keep the pressure on New Delhi.

The UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, addressing a news conference in New York said, “The situation in Kashmir is a big concern for many of us within Special Procedures. But it is also a situation where we need to recognise that besides keeping the issue on the agenda, and besides denouncing the violation I am not sure that we at this point can be asked to have much more impact than that.” »

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IOK people to remain steadfast against occupation

Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Black Day, tomorrow, the 27th October, to convey to the world that they reject India’s illegal occupation of their motherland.

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Gilani has asked the people of occupied Kashmir to march towards the Lal Chowk of Srinagar, tomorrow, and hold a sit-in protest to show to the world that the resistance of the Kashmiri people does not need the means of telecommunications for its survival. The APHC in a statement in Srinagar maintained that the Kashmiri people were committed to resist India’s illegal occupation that had bulldozed their basic and fundamental rights.

The statement said that the people of the occupied territory would remain vigilant, steadfast and well-disciplined to take their sacred mission to its logical conclusion. It said that the Kashmiris would never surrender to the military might and the pressure of India. The statement emphasized that the Kashmir movement is a legitimate struggle recognized by the United Nations. The statement pointed out that the APHC would announce the future program for the people of Kashmir in next couple of days. The APHC also added that a complete shutdown will be observed tomorrow that will mark the black day though a complete shutdown exists in the occupied territory for the last 83 days »

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Strict military siege enters 83rd straight day

Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, millions of people living in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to suffer immensely due to strict military siege imposed by India.

Normal life remains badly hit on the 83rd straight day, today, in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu due to restrictions and gag on internet and cellular services barring partial restoration of postpaid connections and landline phones.

Despite the occupation authorities’ efforts to restore normalcy in occupied Kashmir, people continue to observe shutdown as a silent protest against India’s recent actions in the territory. Shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time except for few hours in the morning and evening. Although private vehicles are plying on the roads, but due to the absence of public transport, people particularly patients and doctors are facing difficulties in reaching the hospitals and moving from one place to another. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Black Day, tomorrow, the 27th October, to convey to the world that they reject India’s illegal occupation of their homeland and they will not rest till they achieve their inalienable right to self-determination.

On 27th October in 1947 Indian troops had invaded Jammu and Kashmir and occupied it in total violation of the Partition Plan of the subcontinent and against the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

The day will be marked by a complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir, a march towards Lal Chowk in Srinagar and protest rallies in world capitals. Call for the shutdown and march has been given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Gilani.

The shutdown in the occupied territory is continuing for the last 82 days, however, the strike on Sunday will be intended to mark the black day. »

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Jammu, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has said that the continued lockdown has broken the backbone of economy of the territory.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu said that the strict restrictions and military siege since the Indian government repealed the special status of Kashmir on August 5 had shattered the economy of the territory.

He said that in spite of bumper crop of apple, the growers could not take their produce to the markets due to lockdown and scores of fruit markets established across Kashmir wore a deserted look. »

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London, October 26 (KMS): The UK-based Tehreek-e-Kashmir is planning to launch a Kashmir digital campaign in London in connection with the 27th October, which is observed as black day by the Kashmiris across the world.

Tehreek-e-Kashmir is also planning to protest and join the march for Kashmir on October 27, the day India had landed its troops in Srinagar and illegally occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947.

If protest is not allowed outside the Indian High Commission in London, protestors will use a bus to launch their Kashmir Digital Campaign.

The President of Tehreek-e-Kashmir, Raja Fahim Kayani, in a media interview said, “If we are not allowed to protest outside the Indian High Commission in London, then the organization has decided to launch Kashmir Digital Campaign.” »

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Muzaffarabad, October 26 (KMS): The leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a meeting in Muzaffarabad, today.

The participants of the meeting reviewed arrangements for observing October 27 as black day, the day India had landed its troops in Srinagar and illegally occupied the territory of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947.

They condemned the unprovoked shelling of Indian troops on the civilian population along the Line of Control. The participants said that the Indian actions posed a big threat to the regional peace. They appealed to the international community to take notice of Indian aggression on the LoC. »

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