Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, pro-freedom leaders and organizations paid glowing tributes to teenage, Wamiq Farooq, on his 8th martyrdom anniversary, today.

Wamiq Farooq, a 7th class student, was killed after being hit in the head by a teargas shell fired at him by Indian police near Ghani Memorial Stadium in Srinagar on this day in 2010.

Pro-freedom leaders including Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Yasmeen Raja, Dewinder Singh, Javaid Ahmed Mir, Firdous Ahmad Shah, Bashir Kashmiri, Umar Aadil Dar, Molvi Bashir Ahmed, Muhammad Yasin Atai, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, Imtiyaz Ahmed Shah, Mukhtar Ahmed Sofi and Imtiyaz Haider »

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Sopore shuts over murder of goldsmith

Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, along with over half a dozen party activists in Islamabad town.

The police took Mukhtar Ahmed Waza and other party activists into custody when they were on their way to participate in a protest in Srinagar against killing of civilians by Indian troops in Shopian. They were lodged in Sadar Police Station in Islamabad town. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in multi-rounds of funeral prayers of a third civilian youth, Rayees Ahmad Ganie who succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Srinagar, today.

The youth, Rayees Ganie, was injured after Indian troops opened fire on protesters in the town on Saturday. He was laid to rest amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
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Jammu, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the members of Gujjar Bakarwal community staged a protest march in Jammu against the puppet administration’s failure in arresting culprits involved in rape and murder of a minor girl, Asifa, in Heeranagar area of Kathua district.

A large number of people carried out the rally and staged a sit-in near Jewel Chowk in Jammu. The protest brought the vehicular movement to a standstill for hours. The protesters demanded of the puppet authorities to provide justice to the family of the victim girl and bring the culprits to book. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a youth injured in the firing of Indian troops on protesters at Ganowpora in Shopian succumbed to his injuries after battling for his life for four days at a hospital in Srinagar, today, taking the death toll in the area to three.

Two youth, Javaid Ahmed Butt (20) and Suhail Javaid Lone (24) were killed and several others were injured after the troops opened indiscriminate fire on peaceful protesters in Ganowpora area of Shopian on Saturday (January 27). One of the critically injured Rayees Ahmed Ganai (19) was shifted to Intensive Care Unit of Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar where he succumbed to his injuries this morning. »

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New Delhi, January 31 (KMS): The Indian Enforcement Directorate (ED) has once again summoned the wife of senior APHC leader, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, who is lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail for the past several months.

Shabbir Shah’s wife, Dr Bilquees, in a media interview said that she was grilled for seven hours by the ED for questions that she had answered many times earlier. “Today I was made to reply to all those old questions about my job, livelihood, education of my children, bank details, earnings, property, etc,” she added. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Tehreek-e- Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir led by Muhammad Rafiq Shah visited Gonowpora, Audoo, and Kalampora areas of Shopian district and expressed solidarity with the families of the people recently martyred and injured in the firing of Indian troops on peaceful protests.

The delegation comprised Ishfaq Khan, Mukhtar Ahmed Dar and Muhammad Faisal. Muhammad Rafiq Shah while speaking on the occasion paid glorious tributes to the martyrs and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured people. He said that trigger-happy Indian forces were deployed to kill the Kashmiris at will. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a big protest demonstration led by senior resistance leader, Muhammad Yasin Malik, was held outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar, today, against surge in killings by Indian troops in the territory.

The protest was organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq could not participate in the protest as they continued to remain under continued house detention. However, they addressed the participants of the rally over phone from their residences. The protesters while marching on the streets of Nowhatta raised high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Shopian shuts on sixth day today

Srinagar, January 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a peaceful protest demonstration, organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership, was held in Srinagar, today, to condemn the killings and cordon and search operations carried out by Indian forces in Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam and Islamabad districts.

The protest was held at Hyderpora, and was attended by resistance leaders including Bashir Kashmiri, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Imtiaz Haider, Omar Aadil Dar, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Mukhtar Sofi and Advocate Yasir Ahmad. »

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Srinagar, January 30(KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Personal Law Board and Deputy Grand Mufti, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam has said that it is the time for Indian Muslims to demand a separate country within India.

Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, said that Muslims were being harassed on various pretexts in India. »

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