Several injured during anti-India protests

Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, amidst strict lockdown of the territory, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district.

The troops killed one youth, last night, and two others, this morning, during a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of the district. Two martyrs were identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh and Irfan Ahmad Rathar. The troops also destroyed one house during the operation.

The killings triggered massive anti-India protest demonstrations across Pulwama district. Several people were injured when the troops used brute force and fired bullets and pellets on the mourners.

Indian police arrested many youth during house raids in different areas of Sopore town. Some of the detainees were identified as Basit, Saqlain Mushtaq, Baber and Jehangir. The troops also conducted a violent crackdown operation in Soura area of Srinagar city. The troops used drones and motor boats during the operation. »

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two people were killed and several others injured in two grenade blasts in Islamabad and Srinagar, today.

Unidentified persons lobbed a grenade in Wagoora area of Islamabad when a government function was taking place, killing two people and injuring four others, a police official said. »

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Several injured during anti-India protests in Pulwama

Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three youth in Pulwama district.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of the district.

Several people were injured when Indian troops used brute force and fired bullets and pellets on mourners in different areas of Pulwama. The killings triggered massive anti-India protests across the district. More details are awaited.

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Troops use drones, motor boats in Srinagar operation

Srinagar November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested five youth in Sopore town.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth including Basit, Saqlain Mushtaq, Baber and Jehangir were arrested by police during house raids in different areas of the town.

Meanwhile, Indian troops continued their cordon and search operations in Drabgam Pachaa in Pulwama and Kagas Gund and Dooru in Islamabad districts. »

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian Army is deploying Spike anti-tank guided missiles on the Line of Control in Kashmir.

The Indian Army has received 240 Spike anti-tank guided missiles and their 12 launchers from Israel on fast-track mode to meet emergency requirements especially along the LoC, the Indian official told media men.

The missiles which are supposed to be mainly used for anti-tank operations can also be quite helpful for destroying hardened shelters or bunkers. »

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, 114 days on, atmosphere of fear and uncertainty continue to grip the territory, particularly the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region.

Uneasy calm is prevailing in the Valley as businesses remain largely shut, schools and offices wear a deserted look. Prepaid phone and SMS services remain snapped. Same is the case with internet, both mobile and broadband.

On the conclusion of his 4-day visit to Kashmir, former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha speaking to reporters in Srinagar said that the situation in the Valley after the abrogation of Art 370 was not normal and that an atmosphere of fear was prevailing there. He also warned that the situation will deteriorate further if New Delhi doesn’t change its behaviour pertaining to Kashmir. »

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Jeddah, November 26 (KMS): APHC AJK leader, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, has said that around one million Indian troops are involved in massacre of people in occupied Kashmir in a bid to suppress their struggle to right to self-determination.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi said this while addressing Kashmir conference organized at the headquarters of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah. He said that India had been continuing with its policy of military siege and lockdown in occupied Kashmir for around four months, transforming Kashmir into a prison where every Kashmiri has been kept in captivity.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi said the presence of Indian troops in occupied Kashmir is a serious threat to regional peace and security. He said that Kashmir was an internationally-recognized dispute and India was violating international law by committing military aggression in the territory. »

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Islamabad, November 26 (KMS): Hurriyat leader and Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement Vice Chairman Abdul Majeed Malik has said that the situation is getting worse in occupied Kashmir with each passing day as strict restrictions remain in force under Section 144 in the territory.

Abdul Majid Malik, in a statement issued in Islamabad said the occupation authorities are threatening the freedom organisations that if anyone trying to raise his voice against the Indian government, will have to go to Indian jails. He said India, which claims to be the largest democratic country in the world, is flouting all democratic norms and values in occupied Kashmir. »

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Jammu, November 26 (KMS): Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement has called for resolution of the Kashmir dispute through talks.

JKPPFM Chairman Advocate Qazi Irshad in a statement issued after a party meeting in Jammu said that the participants called for an end to the ongoing military lockdown and ban on telephone and internet in Jammu and Kashmir. Qazi Irshad said that the Indian army was massively violating the rights of Kashmiri people.

The party appealed to the international community to pressure India to stop the Indian atrocities in the territory and give the people the right to live with dignity. Qazi Irshad said that for the sake of converting the Muslim majority Jammu and Kashmir into a minority, India abrogated Articles 370 and 35A to pave the way for settlement of non-locals in the territory. He called upon the United Nations to prevent India from doing it and warned that the Indian move would have dire consequences. »

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Islamabad, Nov 26 (KMS): President Azad Jammu Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan thanked the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its consistent and steadfast support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir since 1990.
He also thanked the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their strong solidarity with the people of Pakistan and Kashmir in difficult times, said a news release received here on Monday.
Addressing a seminar organised by the Pakistan Consulate General in Jeddah, the OIC General Secretariat and Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the OIC on the occasion of the Kashmir Black Day, President Masood Khan said “every day is a black day for the besieged people of Jammu and Kashmir” reminding everybody of the 113th day of the crippling lockdown in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. »

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