Troops use inflammable chemical to destroy house

Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three Kashmiri youth in Shopian district, today.

The youth were killed in a joint operation by the Indian Army’s 55 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group in Wachi area of the district. A house was destroyed when the troops used heavy weapons and inflammable chemical during the operation. Two of the martyrs were identified as Adil Sheikh from Zainapora and Waseem Wani from Urpora in Shopian district. The identity of the third martyred youth could not be ascertained.

Indian police claimed that Adil Sheikh was formerly associated with Jammu and Kashmir police, who along with two others was killed during an encounter with the Indian forces. According to the last reports, the Indian forces had blocked all the entry and exit points and started house-to-house search operations in the area.

Meanwhile, amid the continued military siege and lockdown on the 169th consecutive day in the occupied territory, today, restrictions have been further tightened in the name of security days ahead of India’s Republic Day celebrations. More checkpoints have been raised in all big and small cities including Srinagar with troops subjecting vehicles and the pedestrians to vigorous checking and frisking. »

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (KMS):Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Monday expressed serious concern over the silence of international community on Indian brutalities in Kashmir valley says the Indian government was committing unprecedented brutalities in Kashmir but sadly the international community remains a silent spectator.

Talking to private news channel, he called for resolving the Kashmir dispute in lines with the UN Security Council’s resolutions, and aspirations of the people of Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, January 20 (KMS): A special meeting of the Jammu-based Hurriyat organizations held at the APHC office in Islamabad stressed the need for efforts to take non-Muslim community members from Jammu region on board in the ongoing Kashmir’s freedom struggle.

The meeting was chaired by APHC General Secretary Mohammad Hussain Khateeb and besides others it was attended by two special guests Muhammad Farooq Rahmani and Prof. Nazir Ahmed Shawl. »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three Kashmiri youth in Shopian district, today.

The troops used heavy weapons and chemical gunpowder and destroyed a house during a cordon and search operation in Wachi Letter area of the district. Three youth were killed in the operation, which is underway, according to the police.

The Indian forces have blocked all entry and exit points and have started house-to-house searches in the area.

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Dubai, January 20 (KMS): The unwise policies of the Narendra Modi-led Indian government has forced as close friend of India as Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid to speak up against its anti-Muslim measures like the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Sheikh Hasina in an interview with Gulf News referring to India’s new citizenship law said, “We don’t understand why (the Indian government) did it. It was not necessary.”

Her comments came weeks after Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen said that the CAA and the NRC are India’s “internal issues”, but voiced concern that any uncertainty in the country is likely to affect its neighbours. »

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London, January 20 (KMS): The Chairman of International Commission for Human Rights, Abdul Majeed Tramboo and Chairman of South Asia Centre for Peace and Human Rights, Professor Nazir Ahmad Shawl, have strongly condemned the provocative and dangerous statement of the newly appointed India’s Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat.

Barrister Tramboo and Professor Shawl in their statements in London said Indian designs are to torture physically and mentally Kashmiri boys who are being detained during crackdown and search and siege operations and remain still unknown places mostly after August 5, 2019. »

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New Delhi, January 20 (KMS): The Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPI-M) leader, Sitaram Yechury has expressed his party’s disbelief at the assertions made by India’s Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat about the presence of de-radicalisation camps for the Kashmiri children.

While speaking to media in New Delhi, Sitaram Yechury asked the Modi government to come clean about the existence of such camps and went on to question “if the Army is running these camps.”

He said, “Our Central Committee has discussed the outrageous statement made by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat. He said there is a need to deradicalise Muslim youth including children, particularly in Kashmir. Shockingly, he said such camps are existing.” »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has condemned a member of a policy think tank of the Indian government, VK Saraswat’s remarks that the economy of Jammu and Kashmir was not significantly affected by the continued internet blockade.

The KCCI said the territory is going through a very difficult phase and people like Saraswat at the policy think tank, NITI Aayog, can do no justice to Jammu and Kashmir and demanded his immediate sacking. VK Saraswat had reportedly said that the IOK’s economy was not significantly affected by the internet suspension and the data service was only used to watch ‘dirty films.

“We condemn these remarks. They are spreading venom against the people of Kashmir. Nobody gives him the right to speak like this about the people of Jammu and Kashmir and utter this nonsense against us,” KCCI President Sheikh Ashiq said in a media interview in Srinagar. »

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ISLAMABAD, January 20 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday while reminding the international community once again about Pakistan’s concerns over an Indian false flag operation, warned that Pakistan would find it increasingly difficult to remain an inactive observer in the face of Indian military attacks, resulting in deaths of civilians on the Line of Control (LoC).

On his twitter account, the prime minister said, “I want to make clear to India and the international community that if India continues its military attacks killing civilians across LOC, Pakistan will find it increasingly difficult to remain an inactive observer along the LOC.” »

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Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

I met the President of Pakistan, Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, DG ISPR, President and Prime Minister of Azad State of Jammu and Kashmir and people from various other disciplines. The common thread of discussion in these meetings was the continued lockdown and internet blockade of 168 days and Kashmir case. Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir, himself a member of a divided family, could directly relate to the suffering and pain and President of Azad Kashmir, as a career diplomat has continued to watch Kashmir, too had an immediate feel of the pain inflicted through a collective punishment imposed by the State of India. »

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