Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the resistance leaders have called for a two-day complete shutdown on Monday and Tuesday against the killing of six civilians by Indian forces in Budgam district.

The Hurriyet forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq told media men in Srinagar that the leadership had called for the two-day shutdown against the civilian killings in Budgam. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, 17 Special Police Officers (SPOs) were injured during clashes in Magam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday.

The SPOs were injured during the clashes.

The injured were shifted to SDH, Magam, for treatment.

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Indian election drama totally failed in IOK

Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least eight youth including two teenage boys were shot dead and around a hundred were injured after Indian forces opened fire on demonstrators protesting against the holding of sham Indian parliamentary elections in Bagdam, Srinagar and Gandarbal districts, today. The poll drama totally flopped with turnout remaining below 6 as official figures stated.

The martyrs were identified as Faizan Ahmad Dar, Jan Muhammad Rathar, Nisar Ahmad, Shabbir Ahmad Butt, Aadil Ahmad Sheikh, Amir Bashir,Umar Farooq and Aqeel Ahmad Wani. These youth were martyred at Charar-e-Sharif, Beerwah, Chadoora and Narbal areas in Badgam district. At least 30 youth were hit by pellets and bullets in Soibugh area of the district alone. Two women were also among the injured. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, angry protesters attacked many polling stations in Srinagar and Badgam districts and forced the polling staff to leave the stations.

A polling station in Doniwari village of Chadoora in Badgam district was ransacked, today. Youth entered the school building and destroyed the polling material. However, the polling staff was peacefully asked to leave. They also set a polling staff vehicle on fire. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, massive protests have erupted in many parts of Srinagar against the killing of three civilians by Indian forces in Badgam district, today.

Protests are going on at Batamaloo, Qamarwari, Soura and other areas of the city.

There are reports about clashes between protesters and forces almost in all the three districts of Central Kashmir where so-called elections are being held, today. »

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Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least eight youth were shot dead and dozens were injured after Indian forces opened fire on protestors in Bagdam, Srinagar and Gandarbal districts, today.

The martyrs were identified as 15-year-old Faizan Ahmad Dar, Jan Muhammad Rathar, Nisar Ahmad, Shabbir Ahmad Butt, Aadil Ahmad Sheikh and Aqeel Ahmad Wani. Two youth were martyred in Delwin area of Charar-e-Sharif, two at Beerwah in Badgam district, while Shabbir Ahmad Butt and Aadil Ahmad
Sheikh were killed in forces’ firing on protesters in Chadoora and Narbal areas of Badgam, this afternoon.

The youth were killed after protests erupted in retaliation to the firing by Indian forces on protestors. Many youth including two women were hit by pellets and bullets in different parts of the territory. »

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Silence prevails at polling stations in Srinagar
Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces resorted to firing on protesters in Budgam district, today, as youth hurled stones on polling stations in the area.

Indian authorities sealed the area for voting for the sham Indian parliamentary elections on Srinagar constituency, today.

No vote was polled at Durpora Manigam Boys Middle School polling booth in Ganderbal till 11 am, while 12, 10 votes were respectively polled at two polling stations in Nunner area of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir.

In view of silence prevailing at polling stations due to absence of voters, India forces are making their utmost efforts to keep media persons at a bay. In this regard, police even snatched mobile phone of Rising Kashmir reporter Yawar Hussain when he tried to visit a polling booth in Nasrullahpora in Badgam district. He said that police men snatched his phone while discharging his professional duties. »

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Mobile, internet services suspended in poll-bound districts

Srinagar, April 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed against the sham Indian parliamentary elections being held for Srinagar constituency, today.

Call for the shutdown was given by joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Traffic is off the road in the city areas and peripheries while shops and business establishments are also closed.

City center Lal Chowk gives a deserted look.

Clashes are going on in Soura and Kralpora Chadoora and other areas of Srinagar. »

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