Shutdown being observed in IOK today

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, against Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh’s visit to the territory.

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. Continue reading

Senior resistance leaders detained in IOK

Indian troops martyr one youth in Sopore

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities detained senior resistance leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to prevent the march of the joint resistance leadership to the headquarters of India’s National Investigation Agency in Delhi, today.

The joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had announced to court arrest at the NIA headquarters in protest against its cruel policies regarding the people of Kashmir. Indian police arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik around midnight, yesterday, from his residence and lodged him at Central Jail in Srinagar while Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were already under house detention. The puppet authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar to stop people from holding anti-India demonstrations over the arrest of Hurriyat leaders and the terror unleashed by the NIA against the Kashmiris. Continue reading

Indian troops martyr another youth in Shopian

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred another youth in Shopian district on Saturday evening.

The youth was martyred during a siege and search operation in Barabugh area of the district. A police official claimed that the martyred youth was a militant and was killed during an encounter. The military operation was going on in the area when the last reports came in. A youth was also martyred at Reban in Sopore, today. Continue reading

Professor SAR Gilani put under house arrest in Delhi

New Delhi, September 09 (KMS): Indian police put noted human rights activist, Professor Syed Abdur Rehman Gilani, under house arrest in New Delhi, today.

The police placed Prof SAR Gilani under house detention at his residence in Zakir Nagir area of Delhi who as per the police was presumably coming to the airport to receive senior resistance leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Continue reading

Indian army man injured in scuffle between soldiers in IOK

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, one Indian army man was injured during a scuffle between the soldiers in Bandipora district.

The incident took place on late Friday night in Ajas area of the district. The soldier identified as Ashish Kumar suffered bullet injuries in a leg during a scuffle with his colleague. He was shifted to a military hospital in Srinagar for treatment.

‘Detentions carried out to stop us from exposing NIA drama’

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of the Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that the puppet authorities detained him and other Hurriyat leaders to stop them from exposing the NIA drama.

Senior resistance leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Gilani, were placed under house arrest while Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to Central Jail Srinagar. The action was aimed at stopping the leaders from going to New Delhi and staging a demonstration outside the headquarters of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) against its cruel policies regarding the people of Kashmir. Continue reading

Police in IOK detains cop who resigned on FB

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police have detained the constable who had announced his resignation on Facebook by posting a video about it.

The constable, Rayees Ahmad Sheikh, had announced his resignation from Kashmir police saying that he cannot see more bloodshed in Kashmir. He had stated that the people of Kashmir were being killed for seeking their right to self-determination. Continue reading

NIA asked to disclose charges slapped on Kashmiri journalist

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, media associations have demanded of India’s National Investigating Agency (NIA) to come clear on the charges being slapped on the photojournalist, Kamran Yousuf.

A joint meeting of the Kashmir TV Journalists Guild, Kashmir Journalist Corps, Kashmir Video Journalists Association and Kashmir Press Photographers Association was held in Srinagar in wake of the recent arrest of Kamran Yousuf by the NIA. Continue reading

JKLF holds demo in Srinagar against detentions

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders staged a protest in Abi Guzar area of Srinagar, today, against the detention of joint resistance leadership.

The puppet authorities arrested the JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and shifted him to Srinagar Central Jail while Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were placed under house arrest. Continue reading