Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Sajjad Ahmed and a 10th class student, Faizan Ahmed Poswal, who were martyred buy the Indian troops in Pulwama town, yesterday.

The troops killed Sajjad Ahmed during a cordon and search operation in Thamuna area of the town and shot dead Faizan Ahmed during anti-India demonstrations in the area. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has condemned the fresh campaign of character assassination launched by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) against the Hurriyat leaders and ruled out possibility of any submission or surrender before New Delhi.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The fresh spurt in the character assassination campaign launched by the NIA against the leadership is a brazen plot to prolong their illegal and unjustified detention. We reject possibility of any submission or surrender before the Indian imperialism and its military might.” »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) in an extraordinary meeting held in Islamabad town, today, discussed the ongoing freedom movement and present political situation in the territory.

The party Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, presided over the meeting and many activists and workers from South Kashmir attended it. »

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Slams Delhi-based news channels for smear campaign

Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has urged the Amarnath yatris (pilgrims) and tourists to pay no heed to misreporting by the Indian news channels and feel no fear or pressure during their visit to the territory.

The resistance leaders in a joint statement in Srinagar reminded the visitors that Kashmiri hospitality was a globally acknowledged fact and the Kashmiri people will continue to retain and nourish this tradition and also keep the brotherhood and communal amity intact. They said that the Kashmiri people never compromised with their tradition of hospitality even in the toughest and trying times, but always played a friendly host to a tourist or an Amarnath yatri. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, while the spokesman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Ayaz Akbar, continues to remain lodged at New Delhi’s Tihar Jail for the last 11 months, his illegal detention has left his family in many problems.

Ayaz Akbar’s wife is suffering from cancer due to which other family members are deeply saddened and depressed. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) – a civil society group led by former Indian finance minister Yashwant Sinha – which recently visited occupied Kashmir, in its report has said that the local perception in the Valley is that India’s decision not to extend the Ramadan ceasefire followed by withdrawal of BJP’s support to its former ally PDP was part of a grand strategy of the BJP with an eye on the 2019 general election. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have declared floods in parts of south Kashmir and flood alert in Srinagar as the water levels continued to increase in Jhelum River due to the incessant rains.

As per the Irrigation and Flood Control Department of the territory, due to continuous rains for the past two days, the gauge at Sangam crossed the flood declaration level of 21 feet. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dileep Kumar, 55, is nonetheless delighted that he is here for his seventh pilgrimage and for that he is full of love and gratitude for the local population.

Although the rain has been a cause of anxiety for him since he arrived in Pahalgam with a group of pilgrims from Rajasthan to undertake the trek up the treacherous mountains to perform the pilgrimage at the Amarnath cave. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the residents of Pakherpora village in Budgam district have said that frequent night raids conducted by Indian army personnel have made their lives hell.

The villagers said that the army personnel beat up and arrest young boys without any reason. The arrested boys are released only after they are thrashed by the army, they said.

“We don’t know what they want from us. They come during the night and start conducting searches. They have made our lives hell,” said Ghulam Nabi, a local resident. »

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Srinagar, June 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two persons critically injured by pellets fired by the Indian police in Pulwama were admitted to SMHS Hospital and underwent surgery. One of them has lost eyesight in one eye.

Irfan Ahmed and Aashiq Ahmed from Pulwama are undergoing treatment at the SMHS Hospital following the serious pellet injuries they received in the troops’ brutal actions on protesters on Friday. »

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