Shutdown in Beerwah area of Badgam today

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Aripanthan village of Beerwah area of Budgam district to mourn the brutal killing of four youth in firing by Indian troops forces on this day, last year.

All shops and other commercial establishments are closed while public transport is off the roads in the area. Continue reading

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Islamabad town shuts for 2nd day against killing of youth

Srinagar, August 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Islamabad town on the 2nd consecutive day, today, against the killing of two youth Indian troops, the other day.

The troops had killed the youth, Yawar Nissar and Ghulam Mohiuddin Butt, during a cordon and search operation at Kanelwan in Bijbehara area of the district on Thursday late night. Continue reading

Shutdown in IOK today against killing of youth Schools, colleges closed, internet snapped

Srinagar, August 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to protest against the bloodbath unleashed by trigger-happy Indian troops in Pulwama and other parts of the territory.

The resistance leadership in a joint statement issued in Srinagar also appealed to the people to offer funeral prayers in absentia for three youth killed by the troops at Hakhripora in Pulwama, yesterday. Continue reading

Shutdown in Pulwama against killing of youth

Srinagar, July 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district to mourn the death of two youth, Shariq Ahmed Sheikh and Shabbir Ahmed (Showkat) by Indian troops in Tahab area of the district on Sunday.

Shariq Ahmed Sheikh, a resident of Takuna Gulzarpora and Shabbir Ahmed (Showkat) of Mehind Bhijbehra were killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation. Continue reading

Strike in Beerwah, Bijbihara against Indian state terrorism

Resistance leaders denounce killing of youth by troops

Srinagar, July 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Beerwah town and its adjoining areas in Budgam district, today, to protest against the killing of a youth in Indian Army’s firing.

The youth, Tanveer Ahmad Wani, a young tailor, was shot dead by army personnel during protests in Beerwah town, yesterday. All shops and other business establishments remained closed in the town, Khag and Aripanthan areas, today, to mourn the killing of the youth. The occupation authorities had imposed strict restrictions and sealed all entry and exit points of Beerwah town to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the killing.

Complete strike was also observed in Zirpora area of Bijbehara – the home town of puppet Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti – against the desecration of a mosque and other atrocities by Indian forces. The forces’ personnel had damaged windowpanes of Shahi Masjid in the area, last evening. Continue reading

Shutdown in IOK against killings

Srinagar, July 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to protest against the surge in killings by Indian forces in 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. The leaders have also called for a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office at Sonawar in Srinagar after Juma prayers to urge the United Nations to ask India to stop the massacre of people in Kashmir and to remind the World Body to fulfill its commitments made to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Continue reading

Call for shutdown, sit-in outside UN office in IOK tomorrow

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has called for a complete shutdown and a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office in Srinagar, tomorrow (Friday), against the surge in killings by Indian forces in the territory.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement in Srinagar said, “Kashmiris are being killed and branded as terrorists in the garb of fighting ‘Islamic terrorism’.” The leaders said that the killing of youth after calling them militants, over ground workers (OGWs) of militants, protesters, secessionists, and sympathizers of the movement was the systematic and planned execution of the Kashmiris to wipe them out with impunity. Continue reading

Shutdown in Islamabad district against killings

Srinagar, July 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a complete shutdown is being observed in Islamabad district, today, against the killing of three youth in fake encounter and an elderly man by Indian troops in Nowgam and Arwani areas of the district.

The youth identified as Muzaffar Hajam, Showkat Lohar and Naseer Ahmed were killed after police and army opened fire on their car at Watergam in Bulbul Nowgam on Monday night while an elderly man injured in army firing earlier in the day in Arwani area succumbed last night. Continue reading