Widespread protests held across valley
Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops martyred prominent mujahid commander, Zakir Musa along with his associate during a gunfight in Dadsara Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

Zakir Musa was a close associate of renowned martyred commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani. The killings triggered anti-India protest demonstrations in Tral and adjoining areas. The identity of the other martyr could not be ascertained, as yet.

As the news about the killing of Zakir Musa spread, widespread protests were held in different parts of the valley against the killing. Besides various parts of Srinagar, protests were also held in Trehgam village of Kupwara district and Sopora area of Baramulla district. Students of the University of Kashmir also gathered outside Zakoora campus to protest against the killing.
In Rahmoo, Rajpora, Kakapora, Malangpora villages of Pulwama district pro-freedom Taranas are being played inside mosques. Indian troops used brute force and fired pellets and teargas shells on the protesters in many areas. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the bullet-riddled dead body of a civilian was recovered in Pulwama district, today.

The body of Zahoor Ahmed Sheikh was recovered from Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Naira-Tahab area of the district. He was the brother of a prominent freedom activist and an active member of Hizbul Mujahideen, Irfan Ahmed Sheikh.

As per reports, Zahoor was abducted and killed by the Indian armed agents.

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Kulgam district, today.

The troops martyred the youth, Zahid Ahmad Mantoo and Irfan Manzoor during a cordon and search operation in Gopalpora area of the district in pre-dawn hours, today. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a member of pro-India Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was critically injured after being shot at by unknown gunmen in Kulgam district on Sunday evening.

Police sources said that Mohammed Jamal Butt was fired upon by unidentified gunmen outside his home in Zangalpora village of the district. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of Dalipora area of Pulwama have said that Indian troops used a civilian Rayees Ahmed Dar and his brother as human shields during a cordon and search operation.

Rayees Ahmed Dar was martyred and his brother, Younis Ahmed Dar, was injured in the firing of the troops during a cordon and search operation on Thursday. The 55-year-old Rayees Ahmed Dar led prayers at the local mosque in Dalipora and taught children Quran in the evenings.

“He was the son every parent would be proud of,” said a neighbour. “It is heart-wrenching that he has been cruelly snatched from his parents,” he added. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of a civilian, Ishtiaq Ahmad Wani, who was killed during a cordon and search operation in Hendew area of Shopian, has said that their son was shot dead by Indian troops in custody.

Ishtiaq Ahmad Wani, 24, was killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Hendew on Thursday.

Ishtiaq as per the family was a simple farmer and was arrested first and then killed in cold blood. »

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Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four Kashmiri youth in Pulwama and Baramulla districts.

The troops martyred three youth during a cordon and search operation in the wee hours, today, in Bunpora Panzgam area of Pulwama district. The troops also blasted a house in the area with explosive material. The slain youth were identified as Showkat Ahmed Dar, Irfan Ahmed and Muzaffar Ahmed.

The troops martyred one more youth during a similar operation in Hatlangoo area of Sopore in Baramulla district.

Meanwhile, forceful demonstrations erupted at Panzgam against the killing of the youth. Youth hit the streets and started pelting stones on the Indian forces to disperse them. The forces’ personnel fired teargas shells to chase away the youth, triggering clashes. »

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Jammu, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, curfew was imposed in Bhaderwah town of Jammu region following violent protests triggered by the killing of a Muslim youth by Hindu extremists.

Relatives of the deceased Nayeem Shah said that he was a victim of cow vigilantism. Nayeem was shot dead by the Hindu extremists at Nalti Pul in the town, last night.

Soon after the incident, people took to the streets and staged demonstrations against the killing. Indian police used brute force and fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters. »

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Authorities impose curfew in Pulwama

Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred five Kashmiri youth in Pulwama and Baramulla districts.

The troops martyred three youth, Naseer Pandit, Umar Mir and Khalid Ahmed, and destroyed a residential house during a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Dalipora area of Pulwama district in wee hours, today. Another youth identified as Rayees Ahmed Dar was martyred and his brother, Younis Ahmed Dar, was injured in the firing of the troops in the area. They are believed to be the sons of the house owner. Earlier, one Indian soldier was killed and two others were critically injured in the same area. The operation was going on till last report came in. »

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Srinagar, May 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred one Kashmiri youth in Shopian district, today.

The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Amishpora area of the district.

Meanwhile, two youth died due to drowning in the water at Birmah Nallah in Udhampur, police said.

On the other hand, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Ahmed Siddiqi, in a statement in Srinagar paid glowing tributes to Shaheed Latif Chacha on his 29th martyrdom anniversary and termed him as a true son of soil and a great soldier of freedom struggle. Latif Chacha was martyred by Indian troops on May 10 in 1990.

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