Srinagar, January 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unidentified persons hurled a grenade at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Srinagar, today.

Unknown persons lobbed a grenade to the CRPF personnel in Kawdara area of Srinagar, resulting in damage to several vehicles.

However, there was no immediate report of any casualty or injury, police said.

Soon after the incident, Indian troops and police personnel cordoned off the area and launched searches to nab the attackers. Further details are awaited. KMS—5M

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Srinagar, December 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, there is no let up in the miseries of the residents of the Kashmir Valley as they continue to remain besieged on 146th consecutive day, today.

As restrictions under Section 144 remain enforced amid deployment of thousands of Indian troops, the people of the Valley are cut off from their immediate surroundings and the entire world due to ban on internet, text messaging and prepaid mobile services.

The harshest cold weather has added to the miseries of the besieged people as they couldn’t stock essential commodities for the winter season. As per a centuries-old practice, usually the inhabitants of the Valley used to store food stuff and firewood in abundance for the winter as the Srinagar-Jammu Highway – the only surface link of the region with the rest of the world – remains mostly closed due to snowfall and rains in the months of December and January. However, this time around, they could not do so due to military lockdown which is in force since 5th August. »

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Islamabad, December 25 (KMS): Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani, President of Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), has said that India cannot win against the constituency of dissenting people and the jurisprudence of Kashmir case of a fair and impartial plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations, agreed by the two governments of India and Pakistan and endorsed by the UN Security Council.

Dr Gilani while addressing the 2-Day International Conference on Kashmir organised by NUML and Sophy’s Forum in Islamabad said that “the merits of a forced Indian presence in Jammu and Kashmir have evaporated in thin air after India has carried out a political vandalism, military aggression and a planned cultural invasion in Kashmir on 5 August and 31 October 2019.”

“According to schedule presented by the United Kingdom, the Plebiscite in Kashmir should have been held before October 1948,” he said and added that the disputed and technical accession with India was only for 80 days from 26 October1947 to 15 January 1948, when India surrendered the accession for a UN supervised vote. The character of earlier 80 days accession has been overridden by a new jurisprudence created by the Indian reference to UN Security Council and surrender for a Free, secure and impartial Plebiscite,” he argued. »

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Troops arrest two youth in Sopore, Tral towns

Srinagar, December 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Indian police personnel were injured in an attack in Kishtwar town.

The police personnel identified as Mohammad Saleem and Ajay Kumar were critically injured in an attack at Filter Plant police post in Simna Colony near Kishtwar town.

The Indian troops and paramilitary personnel launched a siege and search operation in several areas of the town. »

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Srinagar, November 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people in the Kashmir Valley continue to observe civil disobedience to protest Indian occupation and its August 5 illegal and unilateral decisions.

As part of this movement, business activities continue to remain suspended across the Valley except for a brief period in the morning and evening. Valley’s schools, colleges and offices also wear a deserted look.

While public transport remains by and large off the roads in the Valley, partial movement of some passenger vehicles is seen on few routes of Srinagar city.

On the other hand, uneasy calm and uncertainty continue to prevail in the Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as India-imposed unprecedented military lockdown and communications clampdown entered 107th running day, today. Restrictions under Section 144 are enforced amid heightened military presence.

Internet across all platforms as well as text messaging and prepaid mobile services remain snapped. However, calls on postpaid cellular networks and landline phones have been partially restored. »

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Srinagar, October 07(KMS): The Kashmir valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region continue to reel under military lockdown and communications blackout on the 64th consecutive day, today.

This has virtually cut off the territory from the rest of the world. Main markets, educational institutions are closed and public transport is off the roads.

With deployment of Indian forces in full riot gear in every nook and corner of the territory and widespread presence of barricades and razor wires, the Kashmir valley presents the look of an open air prison. The residents are facing essential commodities due to continued blockade and fast approaching winter. »

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Restrictions continue on 57th consecutive day today

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian military siege entered 57th day, today with all main markets continue to remain shut, public transport off the roads and schools and offices deserted as no one is heeding the calls of authorities to return to work.

What is adding to the people’s miseries is continued suspension of the internet and mobile phones, virtually cutting the Kashmir valley and Muslim-majority areas of Jammu region from the outside world.

As winter draws closer, Indian paramilitary forces are asking the residents living in various localities of Srinagar city especially the downtown areas to rent their properties to the forces’ personnel, posted in the Valley. The residents said that when they refused to do so they were harassed and asked to vacate their homes immediately. Tens of thousands of paramilitary personnel, including members of the CRPF and the BSF, were deployed in the Valley in the days preceding the Modi government’s move to scrap Article 370 on 5 August. »

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Jaipur (India), September 06 (KMS): A 21-year-old Kashmiri student was tied to a pole and assaulted by a group of Hindu fanatics in Alwar district of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Meer Faid, a seventh semester aeronautical engineering student from Baramulla area of occupied Kashmir, was attacked by Hindu fanatics and forced to wear women’s clothing in Neemrana town of Alwar district night. »

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Jammu, August 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has said that the Indian government has turned the territory into a big jail.

APHC leader and the JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement issued in Jammu said that some eight million people had been deprived of all social, political and even religious freedoms with a complete media and communication blackout.

He said that after the abrogation of the special status of occupied Kashmir by India, most parts of the territory were living under the siege of hundreds of thousands of Indian forces. He said that people of Kashmir were not being allowed to perform their social and even religious obligations. »

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Indian police officer killed, contable injured in attack

Srinagar, August 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a Kashmiri youth in Baramulla town.

The youth was killed during an All Out operation jointly launched by Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Kakarhamam area of the town. The operation, launched on Tuesday evening, was going on till last reports came in.

Meanwhile, an Indian police officer was killed and a constable of Special Operation Group (SOG) was injured in an attack in Baramula town. »

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