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Govt confirms 6221 pellet injuries, 2449 eye injuries in Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- The government of Jammu and Kashmir has revealed that 9042 persons were injured by Indian forces and JK police in the Kashmir valley from July 2016 till Feb 2017. This was revealed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in written reply to a question of MLA Shameema Firdous. The reply states that 9042 persons

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Yasin Malik pays tributes to Sopore massacre victims

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)-  Paying rich tributes to Sopore massacre victims on their anniversary, the incarcerated chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has said, “the blood of these innocent martyrs will never go waste. “Today when we all are recalling the sacrifices of these innocent martyrs, we pledge to take forward their mission

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Indian finance Minister says Kashmir issue needs resolution

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- Former Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram took a dig at ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for failing to restore normalcy in occupied Kashmir. P Chidambaram in a series of tweets on Sunday said that militaristic and muscular policy had failed to achieve anything in Kashmir. He said that there was an

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25 years on, victim families denied justice: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq paid rich tributes to the victims of 1993 Sopore massacre on their anniversary observed today saying “New Delhi should  apologize for all the massacres committed by its forces in Kashmir. “Even after two-and a half-decades, the tragic heart wrenching images of that day continue to haunt

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Int’l agencies should probe massacres in Kashmir: Geelani

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)-  Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sunday paid rich tributes to the victims of Sopore massacres on their 24th anniversary, demanding impartial probe into all the gruesome massacres by the international agencies. “The silence maintained by the international community over these gruesome and heart wrenching incidents is very painful and their

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Crackdown operations launched in held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Indian police and paramilitary forces, today, launched massive crackdown operations against Hurriyat leaders and activists ahead of the Kashmiris’ Right to Self-Determination Day being observed on Friday. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest, while Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested from his office at Aabi Guzar. He was shifted to Central Jail,

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JRL calls for shutdown in Sopore on Jan 6; appeals world to investigate Sopore massacre

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Joint Resistance Leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Mohammad Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik called for complete shutdown in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on January 6 to mark the anniversary on Sopore massacre in which Indian forces had killed about 55 people, 25 years back and set Sopore market and adjoining

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Indian Army barges Gov-run coaching centre, thrash teachers

BANDIPORA (Sarzameen News)- Indian Army has allegedly thrashed two teachers at a tuition centre in Shahgund Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, sparking massive protest in the area. Reports said that soldiers barged into a government-run Super 50 coaching centre and thrashed two teachers after they were pelted with stones in the village. The victims

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Afghan police foil drug smuggling in northern province, detain 5

SHIBERGHAN (Sarzameen News)- Police in northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province foiled a drug smuggling effort and arrested five smugglers on Wednesday, provincial police chief Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said. A group of five smugglers, according to Jawzjani was attempting to take illicit drug including 270 kg of opium poppies from the northern Jawzjan province to the western region

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NATO probing claims of civilian casualties in Haska Mena

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- NATO forces on Wednesday acknowledged civilian casualties occurred during a combined operation in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province on January 1. At least one civilian was killed and three women and two children were among 14 non-combatants wounded during the operation against insurgents. On Tuesday, residents of Haska Mena demanded

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