Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Dar has said that that the sacrifice of Professor Dr Muhammad Rafi Butt and other martyrs have added another golden chapter to the freedom movement of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has cautioned people of Jammu and Kashmir against the divide-and-rule policy of pro-India politicians and stressed unity among all those pursuing the sacred mission of freedom.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Almighty Allah is the only Guardian and He only can save us from this turmoil and testing time.” He asked the people to repose faith in Almighty Allah and seek refuge in Him only as “this will definitely infuse spirits and rejuvenate our will power against all brutalities and hardships we face while pursuing pious and sacred mission”. »

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One more injured succumbs raising toll to 11

Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day, today, against the bloodbath of Kashmiri youth by the Indian troops in Srinagar and Shopian districts.

Call for the shutdown was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. All shops, business establishments and educational institutions were closed while traffic was off the road. The puppet authorities continued to impose restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley to prevent people from staging anti-India protests. Mobile Internet facility and train service remained suspended for the third day in the Valley. However, people defying restrictions took to the streets in Pantha Chhok area of Srinagar where freedom songs were played from loudspeakers of local mosques. Clashes erupted between the forces’ personnel and the protesters when the troops tried to enter the mosque to stop the songs. The troops arrested several protesters. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Khanyar witnessed one of the brutal massacres on 8th of May in 1991 when over 20 unarmed and innocent civilians fell to the bullets of the Indian troops.

The day will be remembered in the history of Kashmir along with other bloody incidents perpetrated by the Indian forces from time to time in this decade’s long conflict. The dusk was about to fall on the May 8, but before that 20 unarmed innocent people fell to the bullets. Among the killed were five women and an infant of around two years of age who were killed after the Indian forces started indiscriminate firing on the mourners carrying the dead bodies of the persons killed in Dachhigam incident and those killed at Saida Kadal locality were being brought for burial at Khanyar. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has asked people from all walks of life including employees, lawyers, teachers, traders and transporters to fix black badges on their arms and black flags on their houses, shops and vehicles, tomorrow (May 9), to show anger and protest against the bloodshed and innocent killings by Indian troops across the territory. »

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Hurriyat delegations visit victim families in South Kashmir

Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a teenage boy injured during the brutal actions of Indian troops on protesters in Shopian on Sunday succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Srinagar, today, raising the number of martyrs to 11.

The 17-year-old boy, Sufail Ahmad Butt who was injured in firing by Indian troops at Badigam in Shopian on Sunday succumbed at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the Kashmir issue has never been about roads, development and jobs, but it is a human and political issue that needs to be resolved as per the wishes of the Kashmiri people by allowing them to exercise their right to self-determination.

Talking to media men outside his Nigeen residence in Srinagar before being detained by the Indian police, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the puppet regime led by Mehbooba Mufti was acting like a pawn and rubber stamp of New Delhi. He said that pro-India leaders were killing the Kashmiris to hold on to the power. “Apparently Mehbooba Mufti is the Chief Minister of Kashmir but the fact is that she and her entire team are working on the directions of New Delhi,” he said. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Naseema Bano, mother of Tauseef Ahmad Sheikh, who was martyred along with other youth during a cordon and search operation in Shopian on Sunday, has said that her son contacted her over phone minutes before being martyred by the Indian troops, the same morning.

Naseem Bano narrates the sad story by saying, “At the break of dawn on Sunday, my mobile phone rang. I ran in excitement to pick up the unknown call, as if I knew who was on the other side.” »

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Islamabad, May 08 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held a protest demonstration outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad against the killing of 15 Kashmiri youth including a university professor by the Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

Addressing on the occasion, the Hurriyat AJK leaders deplored that the Indian soldiers were trampling over all human rights and values in occupied Kashmir and were using pellets and bullets to kill, maim and blind the Kashmiris. They said that India had given a licence to its soldiers to kill, arrest and harass the people of the occupied territory. »

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Srinagar, May 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown continues on the second consecutive day, today, against the killing of 10 youth by the Indian troops in Shopian on Sunday.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. All shops and business establishments are closed while transport is off the road. »

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