Shutdown in Tral town

Srinagar February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, dead body of a youth was recovered in Pulwama district.

The youth was shot at and injured by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation at Zaintrag in Awantipora area of the district on January 22.

The people, who were walking through the forest area spotted a dead body and informed the police. However, the identification of the victim was not ascertained. »

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Baku, February 7 (KMS): Azerbaijan has said that it supports the peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir issue in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council.
Spokesperson for Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry, Leyla Abdullayeva, stated this while responding to the question of media on the position of Azerbaijan on Jammu and Kashmir issue as Pakistan marked February 5 as Kashmir Solidarity Day. »

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United Nations, February 7 (KMS): An exhibition of historical photographs focusing on the role of United Nations Security Council in dealing with the Jammu and Kashmir dispute over the past decades is on display at UN Headquarters in New York, as part of Pakistan’s Mission’s stepped up campaign to highlight the unresolved issue between India and Pakistan.
Displayed near the Vienna Café, one of the busiest spots in the sprawling UN building, the Pakistan Mission, which organized the exhibition obtained from the UN archives some impressive pictures showing various stages of consideration of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in the Security Council. »

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Lahore, February 7 (KMS): The staff, teachers and students of King Edward Medical University (KEMU) observed Kashmir Solidarity Day to express support to the people of Kashmir for their right to self-determination.
Famous writer Kamran Naseem Batalvi was the chief guest and Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University was the guest of honour. Dean of Public health and Preventive Medicine Prof Saira Afzal, Prof Haroon Hamid, Prof Safdar Khan, Prof Khalid Cheema and other faculty members were present. »

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Lahore, February 7 (KMS): Punjab Minister for Energy Dr Akhtar has said Pakistan has fought wars of others in the last forty years that led to many problems which hindered smooth development of the country and ‘we lost our identity.’
Addressing the 5th Speakers Convention on Kashmir organised by Pakistan Youth Parliament at Punjab University’s College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) here on Thursday, the minister said there was a need to re-identify ‘our objectives in the light of teachings of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’.
Air Marshal (retd) Sajid Habib, CEES Principal Prof Dr Sajid Rashid, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the event. Dr Akhtar Malik said Kashmir was a part of Pakistan and the government was making serious efforts to resolve Kashmir issue as per the desire of Kashmiri people. He said Kashmir issue had been highlighted and ‘we expressed solidarity with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters.’ »

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Ankara, February 06 (KMS): Speakers at several events held to commemorate the Kashmir Solidarity Day said that the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, huddled between South Asian nuclear powers India and Pakistan, is a pressing issue that the international community should take up.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Burhan Kayaturk, the head of the Turkey-Pakistan Cultural Association, at an event at the Pakistan Embassy International School in the capital Ankara said: “The [United Nations] decisions on Kashmir have been accepted by India, its first leader Jawahar Lal Nehru,” Turkish media reported .

Kayaturk urged the Pakistani community in Turkey to take up the sensitization of the Kashmir issue as their task. »

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Modi urged to end lockdown in Kashmir

Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people poured in to attend the funeral prayers of two martyred youth in Islamabad and Budgam districts.

Indian troops martyred the youth, Khateeb and  Zia-ur- Rehman during a cordon operation in Lawaypora area of Srinagar, the other day. As the bodies of the martyrs reached their native villages in Waghama, Lawaypura and Ath, an influx of people turned up for their funerals. The mourners shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans took the bodies of the martyrs to the local graveyards where they were lowered into the graves amid sobs and tears. Some mujahideen appeared out of the blue at the funeral of martyr, Khateeb, at Waghama and offered him a gun salute by firing several rounds in the air. »

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Calls for complete shutdown on Feb 9, 11

Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): Acting Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Abdul Hameed Butt has paid glowing tributes to prominent Kashmiri liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and said that he was the cornerstone of resistance against illegal occupation and symbol of freedom and liberty.

India had hanged Muhammad Maqbool Butt in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 11th February in 1984 and Muhammad Afzal Guru in the same jail on 9th February, 2013, for their role in the Kashmir freedom movement. Their bodies remain buried in the premises of the jail. »

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Srinagar, February 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian policeman was injured in a grenade blast in Srinagar city, today.

The attackers lobbed a grenade at a Special Police Officer (SPO) station in Lal Bazaar area of the city, injuring an SPO.

The grenade missed the target and exploded outside the police station due to which a Special Police Officer was injured, an official told media men.

He said, the injured cop has been shifted to Police Control Room Hospital and his condition is said to be stable. »

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London, February 06 (KMS): The majority of the Conservative Party at a Kashmir Conference in London called upon the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to end lockdown and atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

The conference was organized by the Tehreek-e-Kashmir, UK, at the British parliament, yesterday. The chief guests of the conference were President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan, and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM), Altaf Ahmed Butt. »

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