India using pellet guns to blind Kashmiris

Humayun Aziz Sandeela

Indian severity in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir is anything but a new phenomenon however, the use of pellet guns (a type of shotgun) has added another dimension to it. Pellet guns are not used elsewhere on the planet accept in IIOJK which obviously shows the Indian mentality of using it as an instrument of torment to suppress the voice of the Kashmiris.

Being marked for the third time since it was officially designated by the UN General Assembly, the World Braille Day on 04 January 2021 brings issues to light of the significance of the tactile global communication system, which empowers blind and visually impaired people, to understand their full human rights. It is assessed that roughly 2.2 billion individuals have vision impairment or visual deficiency, as indicated by the Worth Health Organization (WHO), a billion of whom have either not had their condition tended to, or whose impedance might have been forestalled. Individuals with vision debilitation are more probable than those without, to encounter higher paces of destitution and burden. Not meeting their needs, or fulfilling their rights, has far-reaching consequences: vision loss often represents a lifetime of inequality, poorer health, and barriers to education and employment. However, the situation in IIOJK is totally different as Indian forces are deliberately blinding the Kashmiri people to suppress their ongoing liberation struggle. »

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#IndianBarbarismInIIOJK

Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): Indian barbarism has been going on for more than 70 years in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and everyday killings is a testimony of this barbarity in the territory.

An analytical report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said every Kashmiris’ life is at the mercy of brutal Indian forces. It said India has broken all records of committing brutalities and excesses on people in IIOJK.

The report said that Indian troops martyred 14 Kashmiris during the month of December in 2020. It said that the troops killed 263 innocent Kashmiris, molested 58 women and destroyed 927 residential houses during the 4,615 cordon and search operations conducted in the year. The report further said that 10,842 people were injured due to the use of pellets by Indian troops since July 2016 till the end of 2020 and over 140 of them lost eyesight in both the eyes and 210 in one eye while vision of over 2,500 victims was damaged partially. It added that the troops have killed 95,723 Kashmiris including 7,155 in fake encounters and custody in IIOJK since 1989. »

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Thanks people for observing complete strike against killings

Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has thanked the people of the territory for observing a complete shutdown against the killing of innocent youth by Indian troops.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people of IIOJK through the shutdown gave a clear message to India and the world that killings and massacres could not stop them from carrying forward their struggle for securing their right to self-determination. He said that the Kashmiris had given unprecedented sacrifices for the Kashmir cause which would never be allowed to go waste. The liberation movement will be taken to its logical conclusion at all costs, he added. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly denounced the killing of three innocent Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in Srinagar.

The troops martyred the youth, Zubair Ahmad, Aijaz Maqbool Ganai and Athar Mushtaq, in a fake encounter in Lawaypora area of Srinagar on Wednesday.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that Indian troops were mercilessly killing innocent Kashmiris particularly youth. It said that such gruesome killings were heart wrenching. “What is worst is that even the dead bodies of these boys are not given to their families for last rites. This state repression is condemnable,” it added. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least eight civilians were injured in a grenade blast in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, today.

Unidentified persons hurled a grenade on a patrolling party of the Indian paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Tral Bus stand in Awantipora. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road. In this incident eight civilians received minor splinter injuries and were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, has said that it is clear from the report of fake encounter in Shopian that Indian troops are killing innocent people in the territory.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the fanaticism of the Indian rulers had reached its peak and history had shown that such fanaticism of the rulers had destroyed the most powerful states of their time. He said that the Indian rulers had been suffering from frustration due to the steadfastness of the freedom-loving people of Kashmir. He added that the Indian authorities should read the writing on the wall and realize the ground reality on the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) headed by illegally detained Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed anguish and grief over the killing of three innocent youth by Indian troops at Lawaypora in Srinagar and said, it needs international probe on urgent basis.

The AAC in a statement issued in Srinagar said that a party delegation visited the bereaved families and expressed condolences and solidarity with them. The Indian repression in IIOJK is unparalleled in the history of repression, it deplored. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) visited South Kashmir and expressed solidarity with the families of three youth recently martyred by Indian troops in a fake encounter in Srinagar.

The youth, Aijaz Maqbool Ganai, Athar Mushtaq and Zubair Ahmad, were martyred by the troops in a fake encounter in Lawaypora area of Srinagar on Wednesday. »

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Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police have arrested two innocent Kashmiri youth in Pulwama and Reasi districts.

The police arrested a youth identified as Aqif Ahmad Teli in Awantipora area of Pulwama district. The police arrested another youth, Muhammad Yousaf, in Mahore area of Reasi district. The police dubbed the youth as over-ground workers of mujahid organizations. »

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Islamabad, January 02 (KMS): With the onset of year 2021, President Dr Arif Alvi extended New Year greetings to the countrymen and prayed for good time ahead for the distressed and oppressed people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine.

“Happy New Year,” the president wished on Twitter and prayed for prosperity of the country and countrymen as well as for their happy life.

He prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the people facing brutal oppression in Kashmir, Palestine and anywhere in the world with peace and freedom. »

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