Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Indian soldiers were injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on their vehicle at Khudwani area of Kulgam district on Wednesday evening.

Reports said that unknown gunmen opened fire on a private vehicle carrying army men of intelligence wing at Khudwani area. In the attack, two army men suffered injuries and were shifted to a military hospital for treatment. »

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Shutdown on sham Indian polls tomorrow
Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people to boycott the second phase of parliamentary election drama scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Udhampur, tomorrow.

The APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said that a military exercise in the name of election was being thrust upon the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Joint Resistance Leadership, in the meanwhile, has asked people to observe complete shutdown in the poll-bound areas of Srinagar, Badgam and Gandarbal, tomorrow, to protest against the holding of sham elections. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) personnel was injured in a grenade attack in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

An official said that unknown men lobbed a grenade at CRPF camp in Nowdal village of Tral resulting in injuries to one CRPF personnel. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has expressed deep shock over the death of a cancer patient, Abdul Qayoom Banday from Doda, due to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway for civilian traffic. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and Hurriyat leaders Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Imtiaz Ahmed Reshi, Ghulam Nabi Wasim and Ghulam Nabi War have strongly condemned the murderous assault on Kashmiri prisoners in Srinagar Central Jail.

The leaders in their statements in Srinagar termed the attacks on jail inmates as the most brutal incident in the resistance history of Jammu and Kashmir.

“The authorities have crossed all the limits by registering an FIR against these prisoners of conscience. The hunger strike by the inmates is a matter of grave concern as this can pose a serious threat to their lives,” they said. »

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Islamabad, April 17 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter has said that the exercise being carried out in the name of Indian parliamentary elections in occupied Kashmir is illegal, immoral and in contravention to the resolutions of the United Nations.

This was observed at the APHC-AJK meeting in Islamabad with its Convener, Syed Abdullah Gilani, in the chair. The participants said that the people of Kashmir had always rejected the Indian election drama and New Delhi was once again holding the drama in the territory in the name of parliamentary elections. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) has, once again, issued summons to Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt, for questioning.

The JKSM chairman has been asked to appear before the NIA at its New Delhi headquarters on Friday.

The NIA had raided Zafar Butt’s residence at Bagh-e-Mahtab in Srinagar in February.

Meanwhile, the JKSM in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the summoning of Zafar Akbar Butt to Delhi by NIA for questioning as frustration of the Indian government saying that India’s attempts to weaken the freedom struggle were bound to fail.

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New Delhi, April 17 (KMS): In an effort to boost the sinking morale of its forces in the wake of 27 February fiasco, India has granted emergency powers to the three services to procure weapons and military hardware in the name of enhancement of operational preparedness along the Line of Control and international border with Pakistan.

New Delhi has also relaxed certain rules to cut delays in military purchase like allowing the three services to procure required weapons and equipment from a single vendor, officials said. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Tral town of Pulwama district, today.

The troops cordoned off Gulshanpora area of the town and started door-to-door searches. A large number of troops and police personnel have been deployed in the area. »

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Srinagar, April 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a study conducted by the Department of Psychiatry of Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, has revealed that 85 % of pellet victims were diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder.

The study titled ‘Psychiatric Morbidity in Pellet Injury Victims of Kashmir’ said that since the 2016 mass uprising in Kashmir, 325 pellet victims had been treated for psychiatric disorders at associated hospitals of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar. “85 % of 380 pellet victims examined during this post-2016 uprising period were found to be suffering from various psychiatric disorders,” it said. »

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