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Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred youth in IOK

Srinagar, October 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, showing their love and affection for the youth who are sacrificing their lives for the Kashmir cause, tens of thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyr, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in Samboora area of Pulwama district, today. Shabbir Ahmed Dar was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of the district, late last night.

The occupation authorities imposed curfew in Pulwama town to prevent demonstrations against the killing. The authorities also suspended internet services in the district. Defying restrictions, thousands of people thronged Samboora, the native area of Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and participated in his funeral prayers. Three rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyr to accommodate the huge rush of people. The slain youth was laid to rest amid high-pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. Spontaneous shutdown was observed in the district. A few mujahideen appeared in the funeral and offered gun salute to Shabbir Dar.

Meanwhile, complete strike was observed in Kupwara district on the third consecutive day, today, against the killing of PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani, and his associate, Aashiq Husain Zargar, by Indian troops. People also held a demonstration in Potshai area of Lolab in the district against the killings. Banihal town of Jammu region had also observed strike, yesterday, against the killing of Dr Manan Wani.

Hurriyat leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in their statements paid glowing tributes to Dr Manan Wani and his associate. Syed Ali Gilani said that the Indian state terrorism during the past 71 years had forced the highly qualified scholars and intellectuals to take the extreme step and now they felt dignity in death while fighting Indian occupation than to live a life of slavery.

On the other hand, complete shutdown was observed in poll-bound areas of the Kashmir Valley on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership. As per reports summer capital Srinagar and Islamabad town witnessed a minimal turnout with around 2 per cent voting in the 3rd phase of the polling for the local bodies elections, today.

The personnel of Indian paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force beat up two local reporters in Islamabad town while they were discharging their professional duties during anti-India demonstrations, yesterday.

Indian police have charged suspended Kashmiri students of the Aligarh Muslim University, Wasim Ayub Malik and Abdul Mir, under sedition. Wasim and Mir were among the several students of the AMU who had tried to hold funeral prayers in absentia for martyred PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani, on Thursday. Dr Manan Wani was a scholar in Applied Geology from the Aligarh Muslim University.

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Shutdown in Kupwara on 3rd day against killing of Dr Wani

Srinagar, October 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on the third consecutive day, today, against the killing of PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani, and his associate, Aashiq Husain Zargar, by Indian troops. The troops killed Dr Manan Wani and Aashiq Zargar during a cordon and search operation at Shatgund in Handwara area of the district on Thursday.

Kupwara town, Trehgam, Handwara, Langate and Lolab areas of the district remained shut on the 3rd successive day, today. People also held a demonstration in Potshai area of Lolab against the killings. The occupation authorities had ordered closure of all schools and colleges to prevent demonstrations against the killing of Dr Manan Wani and his associate.

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Suspended AMU Kashmiri students charged under sedition

New Delhi, October 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): Indian police have charged suspended Kashmiri students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Wasim Ayub Malik and Abdul Mir, under sedition. Wasim and Mir were among the students of the AMU who had tried to hold funeral prayers in absentia for PhD scholar, Manan Wani, martyred by Indian troops in Shatgund area of Kupwara district on Thursday. Manan Wani was a scholar in Applied Geology from the Aligarh Muslim University.

The AMU spokesman, Shafay Kidwai, in a statement said that show-cause notices have been issued to nine students for trying to hold a gathering on Thursday. A three-member inquiry committee has been set up to probe the incident. It will submit a report in the next 72 hours, he added.

The Kashmiri students studying in various educational institutions across India face harassment and attacks at the hands of the Indian students and the authorities of the educational institutions. Many of the Kashmiri students had to give up their studies due to the harassment. It is not a freak practice, but a well-thought-out plan aimed at intimidating the students from occupied Kashmir to make them leave their studies and return back to their homes.

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Thousands attend funeral prayers of martyred youth in IOK

Srinagar, October 13, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, showing their love and affection for the youth who are sacrificing their lives for the Kashmir cause, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a martyr, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, in Samboora area of Pulwama district, today.

Shabbir Ahmed Dar was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of the district, late last night. Eyewitnesses said that despite restrictions, thousands of people thronged Samboora, the native area of Shabbir Ahmed Dar, and participated in his funeral prayers. They said that amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, three rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyr.

On the other hand, complete shutdown was observed in Banihal town of Jammu region against the killing of PhD scholar, Dr Manan Wani. All shops and business establishments remained closed in the town. A witness said that special prayers were held in various masjids in Banihal for the martyred scholar.

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Friday prayers not allowed at Srinagar Jamia Masjid

Srinagar, October 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities did not allow Friday congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today. The gates of Jamia Masjid were locked while contingents of Indian troops and police personnel were also deployed near it and people were not allowed to enter the grand mosque. Restrictions were also imposed in many areas to prevent protests in view of Manan Wani’s killing yesterday and shutdown called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL).

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Homage paid to scholar Manan Wani in IOK

Srinagar, October 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to PhD scholar, Manan Bashir Wani, who was martyred by Indian troops in Kupwara district, yesterday. Senior Hurriyat leader, Maulana Abbas Ansari, in a statement in Srinagar paying rich tributes to Manan Wani said that the people of Kashmir especially the youth had given unprecedented sacrifices for the Kashmir cause. He said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri people would not go waste and the liberation movement would be taken to its logical conclusion.

The acting chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference, Abdul Hamid Butt, addressing a meeting of his party in Srinagar paying homage to Manan Wani said that India could not suppress the freedom sentiment of Kashmiris by killing and arresting them. He urged India to come forward and settle the lingering Kashmir dispute according to the will of Kashmiri people.

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Muzahamat, Bilal Siddiqi, in his statement in Srinagar paid rich tributes to Manan Wani and said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs would not go waste. The patron of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement, Farida Bahenji, in her statement in Srinagar paying tributes to Manan Wani said that the international community should take notice of Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

Other Hurriyat leaders including Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Muhammad Musaddiq Aadil, Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, Muhammad Shafi Reshi and Wajahat Bashir Qureshi in their statements in Srinagar paying glowing tributes to the martyred scholar said that his martyrdom proved that the highly qualified youth were concerned about the subjugation of their people and wanted to liberate their homeland from the Indian occupation of their homeland. They reiterated that the people of Kashmir would continue their struggle till complete success.

Pro-freedom organizations including Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir, Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, and the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League in their statements also paid homage to Manan Wani. They said that highly qualified Kashmiri youth were sacrificing their lives for a great and sacred mission. They urged the world community to take cognizance of the Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.

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Kashmir Media Service
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