Jammu, July 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a woman and her niece were crushed to death by an Indian army vehicle on Lam Nowshera road in Rajouri district. today. »

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India to turn into a police state

New Delhi, July 16 (KMS): The Lower House of Indian parliament, Lok Sabha, has passed a bill further empowering the National Investigation Agency (NIA), notorious for detaining Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders and activists after implicating them in fake cases.

The Bill survived with 278 votes in favour and six against it. Congress MP Manish Tewari had argued that the Bill had the potential to turn India into a police state. »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 1,427 Kashmiris including scholars and highly qualified youth during the last five years.

According to the data released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, the troops killed 114 people in custody or in fake encounters from January 2014 to June 30, 2019. 122 teenage boys and 31 women were among those killed by the troops. »

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Several injured in Indian forces’ action in IOK

Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 1,427 Kashmiris including scholars and highly qualified youth during the past five years.

According to the data released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, of those killed included 122 teenage boys and 31 women, while 114 people were killed in custody or in fake encounters by Indian troops from January 2014 to June 30, 2019.

It is worth mentioning here that Indian Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy while addressing in Lok Sabha, today, confirmed that more than 960 Kashmiris were killed by the troops in the occupied territory during these five years. »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police inducted more than five dozen new members of the Village Defence Committees (VDCs), notorious for killing local Muslims at the behest of Indian army and police, in Kishtwar district of Jammu region.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kishtwar, Shakti Kumar Pathak, in a media interview in Srinagar tried to justify the induction of killer VDC members by saying, “Keeping in view the present security scenario in Kishtwar town and the over stay of SPOs in the District, a fresh overhauling is being done.” »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has expressed deep grief over the death of 28 people due to cloudburst in Neelam valley area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar extended his sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for the highest standards in Jannah for the deceased and early recovery of the injured. »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Mushtaq-ul-Islam has urged India to shun state terrorism and adhere to the UN charter especially the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir to find out a lasting solution to the Kashmir dispute.

Mushtaq-ul-Islam in a statement issued in Srinagar said, if the US and Russia can resolve their issues with their opponents particularly in Afghanistan through talks why India is reluctant to adopt the same approach for resolution of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, July 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured when Indian forces’ personnel used brute force on protesters in Kulgam district.

The troops fired teargas shells and pellets during a protest against the cordon and search operation (CASO) launched by Indian forces in Khudwani area of Kulgam district.

A photojournalist Suhail Dar was injured while covering the protest in South Kashmir’s district. »

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Troops launch CASOs in different areas

Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities invoked draconian law, Public Safety Act on a teenage boy, Huzaifa Ahmad Butt, and sent him to Udhampur jail in Jammu.

The 17- year-old boy from Pattan was facing illegal detention in Baramulla jail for the past six months. He has now been shifted to Udhampur jail.

Over a thousand Hurriyat leaders, activists and students are facing illegal detention under black laws in jails of Jammu and in India’s infamous Tihar jail. Prominent among them are Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt, Dr Hameed Fayaz, Aasiya Andrabi, Nahida Nasreen, Fehmida Sofi, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Mohammad Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah, Merajuddin Kalwal, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Sarjan Barkati, Qazi Yasir, Advocate Zahid Ali, Moulana Mushtaq Veeri, Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, Muhammad Yousuf Mir, Noor Muhamamd Kalwal, Bashir Ahmad Boya, Bashir Kashmiri, Muhammad Yousuf Falahi, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad, Shahid-ul-Islam, Muhammad Rafiq Ganai, Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Javiad Ahmad But, Mohammad Ishaq Ganai, Nazir Ahmad Shaikh and journalist Aasif Sultan. »

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Srinagar, July 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), commenting on the debate over the return of Kashmiri Pandits, said they always welcome their home coming and encourage every move which helps their return.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “We wholeheartedly and sincerely want them to come back, but will oppose any move to settle them in separate colonies as it negates the very fabric of our social, cultural and mutual bonds.” »

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