2020 April 12 » Kashmir Media Service

Corona new suppression tool

Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, since the world is coping with the coronavirus pandemic, India while stepping up its state terrorism arrested more than 50 civilians during nocturnal raids in Sopore area of Baramulla district to suppress the freedom movement.

Raids are being conducted by the police particularly against the youth across the territory on the pretext of anti-corona drive. The relatives of the detained youth while talking to the media said the coronavirus has become a new tool in the hands of the occupational authorities to persecute the innocent Kashmiris.

Hurriyat leader, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in a statement in Srinagar condemned the arrests and raids by the Indian forces in Sopore. He said even criminals are being freed from jails around the world because of coronavirus pandemic but the Indian authorities in occupied Kashmir are arresting more and more youth in violation of the global policy of social distancing. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference has strongly condemned the fresh arrest spree unleashed by India in the territory.

The JKMC Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in a statement issued in Srinagar condemned the implication of a Kashmiri female PhD scholar in a fake case. »

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Islamabad, April 12 (KMS): Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Convener of Hurriyat AJK forum, has said that the Indian troops are killing the innocent people of Kashmir on daily basis which is condemnable.

Syed Faiz Naqshbandi in a statement in Islamabad said Kashmiris in IOJK have seen massacres at the hands of Indian Force for many decades. He said India wanted to suppress the ongoing liberation movement and weaken the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people through different cheap tactics but would never succeed in its sinister designs. »

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Islamabad, April 12 (KMS): Hurriyat leader and senior vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF), Altaf Hussain Wani has expressed grave concern over the stepped-up human rights violations and wanton killing of Kashmiri youth by the Indian occupational forces in occupied Kashmir.

In a statement issued in Islamabad on Sunday, the JKNF leader said, “The trigger happy Indian occupation forces deployed in length and breadth of the valley have turned the restive region into a killing field where innocent civilians are being killed ruthlessly day in and day out”. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot and injured a former soldier in Kulgam, today.

Official sources said that unknown gunmen fired upon the former Indian soldier identified as Abdul Hameed at his home in Bachroo village. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested as many as 50 civilians on the charge of defying lockdown orders and attending the funeral prayers of a Kashmiri martyred youth in Sopore, Baramulla district, on Thursday.

Police had filed FIRs against hundreds of people, who attended the funeral of martyr, Sajad Nawab Dar. He was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in in Sopore area of Baramulla district on Wednesday. »

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Islamabad, April 12 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC-AJK) chapter leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), Abdul Majeed Malik has said that the Indian government has intensified its atrocities in the Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region.

Abdul Majeed Malik while expressing his views in Islamabad deplored that the Indian army personnel in the garb of search operations barge into the houses and torture the family members including women and children besides damaging the properties. »

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New Delhi, April 12 (KMS): Delhi Police arrested a female PhD student from occupied Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi.The police arrested Safoora Zargar (27), who is doing PhD from Jamia Millia University, New Delhi, on the charge of arranging a protest of Muslim women and children at Jaffrabad in Delhi on the night of February 22. »

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Srinagar, April 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, three Indian policemen were injured after they were sent to rescue a group of medics who were taken hostage by family members of a villager in connection with coronavirus diagnosis.

The incident took place when the medics arrived in Sheikhpora village of Badgam district and approached a house to question a coronavirus suspect.

The 251-day military lockdown has badly hit the Kashmiri people psychologically, and they are not even ready to rely on government doctors for their health, a health expert said on the issue. They think that they are being detained in the name of coronavirus, he added. »

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New Delhi, April 12 (KMS): The Indian Health Ministry has said that the number of coronavirus cases in the country could have increased to 8.2 lakh by April 15 had India not implemented a lockdown and other containment measures

Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal addressing a daily briefing on the coronavirus situation of the country, said the country has taken early preemptive action to identify COVID-19 hotspots, along with implementing other containment measures.

Stressing on the importance of social distancing, lockdown and other efforts in the battle against coronavirus, the officer said, “Since we started promoting social distancing and implemented lockdown from March 25 along with other containment measures, there has been a decrease in cases and we have 7,447 coronavirus cases till date.” »

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