Jammu, July 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has condemned crushing of a woman and her minor niece by an Indian Army vehicle in Rajouri district.

An Indian Army vehicle hit and killed a 35-year-old woman, Kaneez Begum, and her seven-year-old niece, Robia Kousar, at Lam Nowshera road in the district. »

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Srinagar, July 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of illegally detained All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, has demanded his release to enable him to look after his wife who is suffering from a serious ailment.

The family of Ayaz Akbar, who has been languishing in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail following his arrest almost two years ago, has applied for his interim bail and the court has listed the case for July 25, 2019. »

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New Delhi, July 19 (KMS): India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) has questioned the owner-cum-editor of a Srinagar-based daily English newspaper, Haji Mohammad Hayat Butt, at its headquarters in New Delhi.

The owner-cum-editor of daily English newspaper “Kashmir Reader”, Mohammad Hayat Butt appeared at the NIA’s Delhi headquarters on Tuesday for questioning, which was still on, the NIA officials told media men.

They claimed that Kashmir Reader was launched in 2012 by Mohammad Hayat Butt, who ran a small advertising agency called “Helpline Advertising Agency” with aid from another country. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference commenting on the verdict by International Court of Justice about the Indian spy, Kulbushan Jadhav, has said that if the Indian government can exhaust all its resources to see its citizen free, why the same government and its functionaries very brazenly and cunningly deny justice to unarmed Kashmiri people. »

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Jammu, July 18 (KMS): The Indian Army has decided to deploy 20 percent of its officers presently posted in New Delhi to field fighting formations along the Line of Control (LoC) and shift the post of Director General Rashtriya Rifles to Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur area of Jammu region, from the Indian capital. »

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Shutdown in Baramulla against killing

Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a sea of people thronged Baramulla town to attend the funeral prayers of a youth, Adnan Ahmad Channa, who was martyred by Indian troops in Sopore town.

Thousands of people chanting pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans received the martyr’s body as it reached from Sopore to Old Baramulla, the hometown of martyr, Adnan Channa. Multiple rounds of funeral were held to accommodate the huge rush of the people. Adnan was killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation in Gund Brath area of Sopore town, yesterday.

Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla town, today, to mourn the killing of the youth. All shops and business establishments were closed while a thin movement of traffic was witnessed on the roads. The occupation authorities closed schools and colleges in Baramulla to prevent students’ protests. However, people, particularly youth took to streets and clashed with forces’ personnel. Over a dozen youth were injured when troops fired pellets and teargas shells on the protesters in the town. »

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Brussels, July 18 (KMS): The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, met high ranking officials of European Union (EU) in Brussels, the capital of Belgium.

The AJK Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Brussels on invitation of Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU) Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, was warmly received by the KCEU senior representatives on his arrival at the airport. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, in Baramulla town in northern Kashmir to mourn the killing of a youth by Indian troops.

The troops martyred the youth, Adnan Channa during a cordon and search operation in Gund Brath area of Sopore town, yesterday. Adnan was a resident of Arampora area of Baramulla town.

All shops and business establishments are closed in Baramulla town while a thin movement of private vehicles is being witnessed on the roads. Scores of people are visiting the residence of the martyred youth to offer condolences to the bereaved family. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged a strong protest demonstration against the killing of a woman and her minor niece by an Indian Army vehicle in Rajouri district.

An Indian Army vehicle hit and killed a 35-year-old woman, Kaneez Begum, and her seven-year-old niece Robia Kousar at Lam Nowshera road in the district.

A police official said that while 7-year-old Robia Kousar died on the spot, her aunt Kaneeza Begum succumbed to injuries at a hospital. A four-year-old boy Yasin Din, who is paralysed by polio and speech impaired, was also critically injured in the incident. »

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Srinagar, July 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, one person was killed and several others were injured in a road accident in Poonch district of Jammu region.

A vehicle carrying villagers to Sakhi Maidan Mela met with an accident at Salotari Uchhad in Mendhar, resulting in the killing of one person identified as Said Mohammad. Eleven people sustained injuries in the mishap. »

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