photo of virus 3d render redSrinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, novel coronavirus infection claimed the lives of four more persons, today, taking the overall fatality count due to the deadly disease in the territory to 101.

According to Kashmir Media Service, among today’s fatalities, three were reported from the Kashmir Valley while one was from Jammu division’s Kathua district.

Two of the deaths in the Valley took place in Chest Disease Hospital in Srinagar, one of them a 23-year-old man from Shopian and another, a 65-year-old woman, from Bhagat Barzulla in Srinagar. The Kashmir Valley’s third death was that of a 55-year-old Covid-19 patient from Baramulla district who died at JVC hospital in Bemina area of Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Islamabad district, today, taking the number of youth killed in the district from yesterday to five.

The youth were killed by the two troops during a cordon and search operation in Waghama area of the district. The troops had killed three Kashmiri youth during a similar operation in Runipora area of the district, yesterday.

A police official told media men that a joint team of Army’s 3 Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group launched the operation over inputs about the presence of militants in the area. He added that as the cordon was tightened the hiding militants fired at the forces which triggered the encounter and in the exchange of fire two militants were killed. However, he said, the identity of the militants killed was yet to be ascertained. »

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Islamabad, June 30 (KMS): Sardar Masood khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that the people of Pakistan and Kashmir have reposed their full trust in the Turkish leadership who have recognized the Kashmir matter as not a bilateral one but as an issue between Pakistan, India and the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We urge Turkey to play a mediatory role in helping resolve this long-standing dispute”, said the President.

The President made these remarks while addressing the opening session of the two-day international conference on “Kashmir: Regional and International Dimensions” organized by Faculty of Letters, Istanbul University. »

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