Complete shutdown as three more youths martyred in Occupied Kashmir
SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three Kashmiri youths in Sopore town on Thursday night.
The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search cooperation at Bunpora Mohalla in Dangerpora area of the town. The occupation authorities suspended internet service and ordered closure of educational institutions in the town.
The martyred were identified as Nasser Ahmed Mir son of Muhammad Yousuf Mir, a resident of Brath, and Asif Ahmed War, son of Ghulam Muhammad War, a resident of Warpora Sopore. Meanwhile, body of a BA student, Javaid Iqbal, was recovered under mysterious condition at Chak Bonala in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu region.
In Occupied Kashmir, Kashmir and Palestine Day is being observed on Friday to impress upon the United Nations and the international community to fulfill their commitment to resolve the two disputes in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the World Body. A complete shutdown being observed in Occupied Valley on Friday.
Call for observance of the day has been given by Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. A resolution calling for an end to military occupations in Kashmir and Palestine will be presented in all mosques, shrines and imambargahs across the territory. The resolution will call for peaceful settlement of the world’s two oldest and lingering disputes – Palestine and Kashmir and urge the international community to play its role in resolving these disputes.
Syed Ali Gilani made a fervent appeal to the organization of Islamic countries to ponder on the present critical political scenario at international level and chalk out an effective strategy to address the challenges faced by the Muslim community at internal and external fronts.
On Thursday, a complete shutdown was observed in Shopian district to commemorate the 10th martyrdom anniversary of Aasiya and Neelofar. The shutdown was also aimed at registering protest against the killing of a civilian, Sajjad Parray, by Indian troops, yesterday.
Senior APHC leader, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, in a statement issued in Srinagar, urged the Indian government to give up the policy of oppression and suppression and honour the aspirations of the people by addressing all issues through comprehensive and result-oriented dialogue. He expressed serious concern over the inhuman treatment meted out to the Kashmiri prisoners by the authorities of Kathua Jail in Jammu.
Hurriyat leaders Shabbir Ahmad Dar and Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi visited Noorpur area of Tral in Pulwama district and expressed solidarity with the family of prominent martyred mujahid commander, Zakir Musa.
The Indian authorities invoked draconian law, Public Safety Act for 38th time on illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League, Masarrat Aalam Butt. The occupation authorities have shut down local cable network in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley for airing Pakistani channels.