Srinagar, November 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, amid complete shutdown, massive anti-India demonstrations erupted in Pulwama district following the killing of two youth by Indian troops, today.

Forceful demonstrations started in Pulwama town as the news about the killing of the youth, Liyaqat Ahmed Wani and Wajid-ul-Islam, spread. Angry youth pelted stones at the Indian police and troops to vent their anger against the killings. The troops fired teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators, triggering clashes between the protesters and the forces’ personnel. The clashes were going on when this news was filed. »

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Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai

Washington, November 10 (KMS): The fundamental need and urgency for self-determination in South Tyrol, when compared with that of Kashmir today, might raise some questions as to what possible similarities they have. South Tyrol is now Europe’s largest producer of apples, a major exporter of cheese, with world-class ski resorts in the Alps. An Italian province at the very northern edge of Italy where it borders Austria. South Tyrol is the richest district of Italy and enjoys almost full sovereignty as an autonomous state, with only 10% of its taxes being contributed to the national Italian budget. »

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Srinagar, November 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth identified as Liyaqat Ahmed Wani and Wajid-ul-Islam during a cordon and search operation in Tikken area of the district. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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People hold forceful demonstrations in Srinagar

Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a youth in Tral town of Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth and destroyed a house during a cordon and search operation in Dar Ganai Gund area of the town. Several people were injured when the troops fired pellets and teargas shells on the demonstrators who were protesting against the killing. The occupation authorities suspended internet service in Tral, Awantipora and Pampore areas of the district. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that Kashmir dispute can only be resolved through implementation of relevant UN resolutions.

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, while reacting to the remarks of National Conference President, Farooq Abdullah wherein he called for “Ireland-type of Kashmir settlement”, said that the Kashmiris had not sacrificed tens of thousands of lives for so-called fragile, absurd and ridiculous roadmaps like autonomy, self rule or status quo for resolving the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has condemned the murder of Jamiat-i-Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq in Pakistan.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Maulana was a tall politico-religious scholar having a sound contribution in the educational and political spheres of Pakistan and that his death in such a manner was very painful. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, peaceful protest demonstrations were held in Maisuma area of Srinagar, today, under the auspices of the Joint Resistance Leadership against the surge in killings, cordon and search operations and other brutalities of Indian troops in the territory.

Scores of people including Hurriyat leaders, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Bilal Siddiqi, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Syed Muhammad Shafi, Imtiaz Shah, Khawaja Firdous, Muhammad Maqbool Magami and Professor Muqdoomi held a demonstration at Hyderpora in Srinagar. The protester raised high-pitched anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has said that permanent peace in South Asia is impossible without settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing a public gathering at Kokernag in Islamabad district expressed serious concern over the prevailing grim situation of occupied Kashmir and said that the world should put pressure on India to honour the aspirations of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi visited the residence of recently martyred youth, Muhammad Amin in Pampore and expressed sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family.

Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi on the occasion strongly condemned the indiscriminate pellet firing in Kulgam and Ganderbal districts of South Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, November 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Mohammad Yasin Malik has urged the people to completely boycott the upcoming Panchayat elections in the territory.

Mohammad Yasin Malik addressing a public gathering at Bilal Masjid in Srinagar said that the fraud elections had always damaged the Kashmir cause. »

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