Srinagar, September 11 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated act of state terrorism have killed two more youth in the territory.
According to media sources, the youth were martyred during a cordon and search operation, launched by Indian army in Khudwani area of Kulgam district, today. The martyred youth have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Wani and Dawood Illahi Khan. Indian army claimed that the youth were killed during an encounter with troops in the district. The killings led to a spontaneous shutdown in Kulgam and Islamabad districts. All shops and other commercial establishments are closed in the districts. The authorities have suspended mobile and Internet services in Kulgam and Islamabad districts immediately after the killing of youth by troops in Khudwani. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 11 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of two youth, martyred by Indian troops in Kulgam district, today.
According to media sources, five rounds of funeral prayers were held for Dawood Illahi Khan in Hawoora village while four rounds were held for Sayar Ahmad Wani in Wanpora areas of the district. Pro-freedom, pro-Islam and anti-India slogans were raised during the last rites of both the youth who were killed in an early morning operation by Indian forces in Khudwani area of Kulgam. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, against Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh’s visit to the territory.
According to media sources, call for the shutdown has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. All shops and business establishments are closed, while traffic is off the roads in Srinagar and other parts of the territory. The leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The strike is being observed by the people of Kashmir to prove to the world community and the Indian leadership that genuine people’s movement in Kashmir cannot be crushed by using military might or harassing the leadership.” Rajnath Singh arrived in Srinagar, on Saturday, on a four-day visit to the territory. Meanwhile, the authorities have imposed restrictions in areas falling under Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Maharaj Gunj, SafaKadal and Maisuma police stations in Srinagar. Railway authorities have suspended train services between north Kashmir’s Baramulla and Jammu’s Bannihal towns. Forces’ personnel have been deployed in strength in Srinagar. The restrictions have been put at place to ensure peaceful visit by the Indian home minister. APHC Chairman Syed Ali Gilani continues to remain under house arrest while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house on Friday night and JKLF Chief Mohammad Yasin Malik remains imprisoned at Central Jail, Srinagar. KASHMIR VOICE
Jammu, September 11 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, speakers at a seminar called for settlement of the Kashmir dispute through tripartite talks between Pakistan, India and true representatives of Kashmiri people.
According to media sources, the seminar titled ‘Kashmir Issue’ was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement and United Peace Movement in Jammu was attended by hundreds of people hailing from different walks of life. The speakers said that the present situation in Jammu and Kashmir was grave and alarming particularly in the wake of crackdown and harassment of the Kashmiri leadership by NIA and other Indian agencies. They said that New Delhi’s aggressive and communal approach had further alienated the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The resolutions supporting resolution of Kashmir dispute and protesting against the plan to abrogate Article 35A were passed in the seminar. A resolution asking for mitigating the sufferings of Rohingya Muslims was also passed on the occasion. Representatives from Hindu, Sikh, Dogra and Muslim communities attended the function. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a mujahid commander, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district.
According to media sources, people from different areas including Rafiabad, Qaziabad and Zainageer marched towards the Kachloo area of Rafiabad where Sheikh was laid to rest amid pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. Shahid Ahmad Sheikh was martyred by Indian troops during a siege and search operation in Reban area of Sopore, yesterday. A house belonging to one Fahmeeda Begum was blown up by the troops during the operation. Meanwhile, the authorities ordered closure of all educational institutions while telephone and internet services were snapped in Baramulla district.
22-year-old Sheikh had earned degrees in Arabic and Islamic Studies.
On the other hand, a girl identified as Khushboo, daughter of Fayaz Wani was hit by bullet fired by Indian troops in Harmain area of Shopian district. She was immediately taken to district hospital Shopian where from she was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment. Local youth took to the streets and resorted to stone pelting on the troops against the operation in the area. The troops fired teargas shells, triggering clashes which spilled over to the adjacent villages. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops during their 18-hour long military operation martyred two youth in Shopian district.
According to media sources, the two youth identified as Tariq Ahmad Butt and Altaf Ahmad, were martyred during a siege and search operation in Barabugh area of the district. The troops killed Tariq Ahmad Butt, last night, while Altaf Ahmad early this morning. However, Indian army claimed that the youth were killed during an 18-hour long gunfight with troops in Vill Barbug are of the district. KASHMIR VOICE