Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have shifted the illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Sarjan Barkati, popularly known as pied piper of South Kashmir, to Srinagar Central Jail again after keeping him at Police Station Heerpora in Shopian for 25 days.

Family members of Sarjan Barkati told mediamen that he was brought to Police Station Heerpora 25 days ago and the police had told them that he would be released in a week’s time. »

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Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 350 cases of braid-chopping have been reported so far, officials have said.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan, while talking to media in Srinagar said that braid-chopping incidents were first reported in Jammu region where 250 cases came to fore. He said that later such incidents started occurring in the Kashmir Valley where so far around 100 such cases, mostly from south and central parts, had been reported. »

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Protesters subjected to brute force

Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, one civilian was killed and dozens other were injured after Indian troops used brute force on peaceful protesters in Pulwama district, today.

People took to the streets in Litter area of the district and started forceful demonstrations against the killing of two youth by the troops during a siege and search operation. »

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Hurriyat leaders detained, Srinagar Jamia Majid sealed

Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people including women staged massive demonstrations across the territory, today, to protest against the incessant braid-chopping incidents. Several people were injured due to the use of brute force by Indian police and troops on protesters.

Call for the demonstrations was given by the Joint Resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The puppet authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar and sealed Jamia Masjid on the third consecutive week, disallowing the Juma prayers at the historic mosque. The authorities also kept educational institutions closed on the second consecutive day, today. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities once again sealed Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid, today, disallowing the faithful to offer Juma prayers inside the historic mosque.

The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who address the faithful at the mosque every Friday continued to remain under house arrest. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, expressing serious concern over the rising incidents of braid-chopping in the territory has said that it is responsibility of the puppet authorities to identify and expose the braid-choppers. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police and paramilitary personnel used brute force to disperse protesters in Hajin area of Bandipora district, today.

People took to the streets after Indian police and troops launched a cordon and search operation in the area. The forces’ personnel fired pellets and teargas shells to break up the demonstrations. Two persons were hit by the pellets during the forces’ action. Stiff resistance from the people forced the troops and police personnel to call off the operation. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of Devos Khaipora area of Budgam district have said that Indian Army personnel ransacked their houses and thrashed the inmates without any reason.

The residents told media that army men from a nearby camp barged into their locality and smashed window panes and thrashed the inmates. »

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Brussels, October 13 (KMS): The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Raja Farooq Haider, has said that the EU-based Kashmiri and Pakistani youth can play a valuable role in the context of Kashmir cause in the region of Europe.

Raja Farooq Haider was addressing a gathering of Kashmiri and Pakistani youth especially students from different universities in Brussels. »

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Srinagar, October 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the psychiatric disorders are increasing in the territory due to the unending conflict. The Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (IMHANS) has treated at least 70,000 people with mental health illnesses this year.

The drug abuse among children under 16 years of age has set alarm bells ringing in the Valley. »

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