Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two more persons died of novel coronavirus infection, taking the number of deaths due to the deadly disease in the territory to 88.

The victims include an 85-year-old man from Kadar area of Kulgam and a 58-year-old woman from Natipora area of Srinagar.

The octogenarian from Kulgam was admitted to Soura hospital in Srinagar on June 5 and died today morning. “The patient had underlying comorbidities including heart ailment and hypertension and was on temporary pacemaker,” Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent Soura hospital said. »

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Srinagar, June 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed by troops during a cordon and search operation at Bandzoo area of the district.

Earlier, an Indian central Reserve Police Force personnel was killed in an attack during operation in the same area. The operation continued till last reports came in.

The authorities blocked all entry and exit points of the area and also suspended mobile internet services.

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Islamabad, June 23 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said the oppressed people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) would never accept the ‘sinister Hindutva agenda’ and called upon the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to step up efforts for facilitating a lasting solution to the Kashmir dispute.

“Kashmiri people would never accept the sinister Hindutva agenda of dispossessing them of their land, marginalizing them politically and economically, and depriving them of their distinct identity,” the Foreign Minister said in his address at the Emergency Virtual Meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, convened on Pakistan’s call. »

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Muzaffarabad,June 23 (KMS): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that though the China-India standoff has led to active clashes but there is no risk of a wider war, for the time being, because of India’s cautious and muted response due to its forces’ decisive routing at the hands of the People Liberation Army (PLA).

President Masood Khan made these remarks at a virtual conference on “China & India Standoff – what next: Implications for Pakistan, Kashmir Movement & Movement” organised by the Corporate Pakistan Group.
President Masood, who has served in China as a diplomat for eight years, has said that India has underestimated the steely resolve, nationalism and professionalism of the PLA. »

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