Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the health of illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM)j, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo is deteriorating with each passing day.

He was taken to hospital on Thursday. He is suffering from glaucoma and has lost most of his vision (-5-50). He has also multiple back discs and his deterioration of health at alarming pace is matter of serious concern. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, despite restrictions, thousands of people participated in the funeral of a martyred youth, Muhammad Ayub Lone, in Pulwama district, today.

Eyewitnesses said that thousands of people from dozens of villages marched towards Lelahaar – the ancestral village of Ayub Lone – in the district despite restrictions imposed by the puppet authorities. They said that the mourners waved Pakistani flags and raised high-pitched pro-Pakistan, pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama, Kakapora, Pampore and other areas of the south Kashmir, today, to mourn the killing of a youth, Muhammad Ayub Lone.

All shops and business establishments, schools and colleges remained closed while traffic was off the road.

Ayub Lone was killed by Indian troops during a cordon operation in Banderpora area of the district, yesterday. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has said that the abrogation of Article 35A of Indian Constitution will severely affect and dilute the case of right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar while reacting to the recent remarks of former puppet Chief Minister and the Working President of pro-India National Conference, Omar Abdullah, said that abrogation of Article 35A to change the demographic composition of Kashmir where the UN was yet to hold the promised plebiscite, was a matter of serious concern for all Kashmiris. Omar Abdullah had said that Hurriyat leadership had no business in the matter of Article 35A. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Bandipore district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a violent military operation near dam Bhim Nallah in Gurez area of the district. The operation was going on till reports last came in.

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peopled League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, was examined by a group of doctors, today, after he complained pain in joints and chest.

The JKPL in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the doctors advised Mukhtar Ahmed Waza complete rest for one month. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, despite restrictions, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyred youth, Muhammad Ayub Lone, in Pulwama district, today.

Thousands of people from dozens of villages marched towards Lelahaar, the ancestral village of Ayub Lone, in the district despite restrictions imposed by the puppet authorities. Indian forces’ personnel had sealed all the entry and exit points of Kakapora area to limit the gathering of people. However, people took detours through orchards and by-lanes to reach the ground where funeral prayers of the martyred youth were offered. Ayub Lone’s body was shrouded in Pakistani flag and was laid to rest amid tears and sobs. The mourners waved Pakistani flags and raised high-pitched pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. The delegations of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat and Salvation Movement participated in the funeral prayers. Muhammad Ayub Lone was killed by Indian troops during a cordon operation in Banderpora area of the district, yesterday. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) continuing its terror carried out raids on twelve locations in Srinagar and parts of North Kashmir.

The NIA raided the premises belonging to family, relatives and aides of noted businessman, Zahoor Watali on Wednesday. Watali, a Srinagar businessman, has been under the NIA scanner for nearly two months and has been called for repeated questioning at the NIA headquarters in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum visited Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar and enquired about the health of ailing All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

Syed Ali Gilani was admitted to the Institute on August 13.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the delegation comprised Engineer Hilal Ahmed War, Mushtaq Ahmed Sofi, Abdul Majeed Wani, Ghulam Qadir Beig, Jaffar Kashmiri, Farooq Ahmed Saudagar and Muhammad Yousuf Butt. »

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