Srinagar, April 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has denounced the illegal detention of party Chairman, Masarrat Aalam Butt and other Hurriyat leaders and activists and described it as the worst kind of political vendetta and human rights violation.

The JKMC General Secretary, Muhammad Rafiq Ganai in a statement issued in Srinagar said the authorities are deliberately prolonging their illegal detention by booking them in fabricated and baseless cases. »

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Srinagar, April 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police have failed to submit the report before the magisterial officer in the custodial killing of a school principal, Rizwan Assad.

Rizwan Assad, 29, a resident of Awantipora town of Pulwama district, was picked up by police in a nocturnal raid from his house on March 17 and, two days later, was killed during custody at infamous Cargo Camp in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, April 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred four youth in Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed by the Indian troops during a cordon and search operation at Lassipora area of district.

Indian police while describing victims as militants claimed that they were killed in the gunfight and three Indian troops were also critically injured. The identity of the youth was being ascertained, the police added.

On the other hand, the authorities also suspended Internet services in Pulwama and Shopian districts.

Meanwhile, Indian troops launched violent cordon and search operations in Qazigund and Veernag areas of the Islamabad district.

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World urged to turn attention to Kashmir

Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred 26 Kashmiris including one child during the outgoing month of March.

According to the data released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, of those martyred, a school principal was killed in police custody at infamous Cargo Camp in Srinagar. During the period, 251 people were critically injured when the troops used brute force on civilian protesters in different areas of the territory, while 148 persons were arrested in house raids and crackdown operations. The troops also damaged 51 residential houses during the month. »

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Jammu, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has said that sham elections are no alternative to right to self-determination.

The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement issued in Jammu said that the people of Kashmir had been sacrificing for the last 70 years and they had no interest in the farcical elections. He said that the Indian forces had started fresh arrest spree ahead of the parliamentary elections in the territory, adding that Kashmir had been turned into a police state. »

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New Delhi, March 31 (KMS): A MiG 27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed, today, near Jodhpur in Rajasthan, official sources said.

The MiG 27 UPG jet was on a routine mission, they said. No further details were immediately available. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, another Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself dead in Srinagar on Sunday morning. He is the second Indian soldier who committed suicide in less than twenty-four hours.

The deceased soldier was identified as Ramphul Meena and he was associated with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

A police officer said that the soldier Meena shot himself with his service rifle inside his camp at Sericulture Office in Solina area of Srinagar while he was on duty. »

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Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, six people were killed and one was critically injured, today, when a vehicle plunged into a deep gorge in Rajouri district.

The accident occurred at Ujhan-Dhandkote in Darhal area around 12.30 am when the driver of the private vehicle, which was on its way to village Sabzi, lost control while negotiating a turn, a police official said.

He said local residents launched a rescue operation immediately and were joined by police parties and a team of doctors and paramedics. »

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Srinagar, March 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian soldiers shot and injured two motorcyclists in Pulwama district.

A police official said that soldiers of 55 Indian army’s Rashtriya Rifles fired upon Shahid Farooq and Aqib Ahmad Dar, residents of Pirchoo and Ashminder villages of the district respectively in Bandzoo village.

The injured motorcyclists were taken to Pulwama hospital where doctors referred them to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, March 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Acting Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Abdul Hameed Butt has said that curbs, arrests and bans on political organizations cannot suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement.

Abdul Hameed Butt was addressing a prayers session in connection with the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent martyred Kashmiri freedom leaders, Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Shabbir Siddiqi, Dr Abdul Ahad Guru, Advocate Jaleel Andrabi and Dargah Hazratbal martyrs which was held at Mazar-e-Shuhada in Eidgah, Srinagar. »

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