Indian troops martyr 7 Kashmiris in IOK

Srinagar, July 31 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred 7 more Kashmiris including a 10th-class student in Kupwara and Doda districts.

Six youth were martyred by Indian troops during the ongoing violent military operations in the Keran and Machil areas of Kupwara. The student was killed by the members of Indian army-backed Village Defence Committees in Doda. The killing sparked massive anti-India protests in the area.

APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Muhammad Yasin Malik and noted human rights lawyer, Pervez Imroz in their separate statements said that the VDC members had unleashed a reign of terror to crush freedom sentiments in the Jammu region.

Meanwhile, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a public gathering at Serai Bala in Srinagar said that Jammu and Kashmir was a disputed territory and separation of Jammu and Ladakh from rest of the territory would have dire consequences. He demanded immediate release of all Hurriyet leaders and activists including the youth, who have recently been arrested by Indian police after Gool tragedy.

The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik and APHC leader, Javed Ahmad Mir addressing separate meetings in Srinagar reiterated the Kashmiris’ resolve to continue the liberation struggle till its complete success.

APHC leader Zafar Akbar Butt in a statement vowed that the martyrs’ mission would be taken to its logical conclusion, against all odds.

A five-member team of High Court Bar Association in its report released at the end of its visit to the Gool area of Ramban district said that the civilians were killed in unprovoked and unjustified firing by BSF personnel.

In Islamabad, APHC-AJK chapter at a meeting presided over by its Convener, Syed Yousuf Naseem paid glowing tributes to the founding president of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar Ibrahim Khan for his matchless services to the Kashmir cause on his death anniversary, today.

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