Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a teenage boy was killed in the firing of Indian troops on protesters in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

The boy, Muhammad Younis Sheikh (16), was critically injured after the troops fired on the protesters in Gulabbagh area of Tral.

He was shifted to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar where doctors declared him brought dead.

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Gulab Bagh in Tral area of the district. People took to the streets in the area and staged demonstrations against the operation. Indian police and troops fired bullets and pellets to disperse the protesters triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Economic Alliance, an umbrella body of valley-based trade and commerce organisations, hit streets to protest against the Indian plans to abrogate Article 35A that bars settlement of outsiders in Jammu and Kashmir and grants special rights to the permanent residents of the territory.

the traders held a sit-in at Press Enclave in Srinagar and then started a march towards Civil Secretariat. Indian police prevented the march and arrested the trade leaders including Farooq Ahmad Dar, Muhammad Siddeeqe Ronga, Haji Nisar and Tassaduq Hussain Laway. The protesters also raised slogans against implementation of Goods and Services Tax in the territory. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, lawyers and constitutional experts say that after the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) by India, a campaign has been launched to abrogate Article 35A, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

These lawyers and constitutional experts in their media interviews said that with the abrogation of Article 35A of Indian Constitution, the little that remains of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status would also go. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, nine people were killed and ten others injured in a road accident in Mahore tehsil of Reasi district.

A vehicle carrying passengers skidded off the road and rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge near Shishi Nallah, resulting into death of nine persons. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Gulabbagh in Tral area of the district. The operation was going on till last reports came in. »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik expressing serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri detainees lodged in various jails has said that the oppression unleashed by India and its stooges in the territory is alarming and condemnable.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Men and women and young and old are equally facing the worst cruelty in jails and police stations.” »

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Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has criticized India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) for summoning of Dr Nayeem Gilani and Dr Naseem Gilani, the sons of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.
The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the authorities in Delhi have virtually accepted defeat and they are now subjecting Syed Ali Gilani and his two sons to physical and mental torture. »

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Islamabad, August 09 (KMS): The Vice President of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mehmood Ahmed Saghar has condemned the questioning of Dr Bilqees, the wife of illegally detained party Chairman, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, in New Delhi by India’s Enforcement Directorate.

Mehmood Ahmed Saghar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the action reflected that Indian authorities could stoop to any level in executing their anti-Kashmir agenda to suppress the voice of dissent in occupied Kashmir. He said that the harassment and humiliation of Kashmiri women was being used by New Delhi as a weapon of war to intimidate the Hurriyat leadership into submission. »

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