Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, President of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman Sharie Shian Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi who is under house arrest form last seven months, citing the intensity of the corona crisis,has advised people to pray and make special prayers individually at their homes.

Anjuman Sharie Shian in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Agha Moosvi had activated his organization Quick Response Team to support the community in this hour of need. “The team has already served the people in natural disasters and prolonged lockdowns to minimise human suffering,” the statement added. »

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Washington, March 26 (KMS): The US has urged the Indian government to release all Kashmiri political leaders.

The statement of Acting Assistant US Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells, came a day after National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah was released following charges under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), slapped on him were revoked.

Omar was among the host of political leaders taken into custody on August 5, when India announced the revocation of special status of occupied Kashmir under Article 370 and placed the territory under military siege. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) has demanded an immediate release of its President, Muhammad Yaseen Khan, who is illegally detained at Agra Central Jail in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh since August, last year.

The KTMF Acting President, Manzoor Ahmed Butt, in a statement issued in Srinagar said Muhammad Yasin Khan, who also heads Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), is a senior citizen and is suffering from multiple ailments like hypertension, asthma and breathlessness issues which make him susceptible to coronavirus. »

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Islamabad, March 26 (KMS): The mother of Arif Hussain, an Editor of Kashmir Media Service, has passed away in Mardan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She was 73.

The deceased was suffering from various ailments and breathed her last on Wednesday.

She was laid to rest at her ancestral graveyard in Mardan city. »

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Srinagar, March 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a 65-year-old man infected with the coronavirus died at Chest Disease (CD) Hospital Dalgate, Srinagar in the early hours of Thursday.

Officials told media men that Muhammad Ashraf, a resident of Hyderpora area of Srnagar was first recorded victim of coronavirus in occupied Kashmir.

Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal said, “This is sad news. This is first death due to Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.” He said four others who were in contact with him have also tested for the deadly virus. »

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