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Resistance Leadership calls Kashmir shutdown, UN march on Friday protest against the “killings of Kashmiris……..

Resistance Leadership calls Kashmir shutdown, UN march on Friday protest against the “killings of Kashmiris

In a statement, the JRL said that they would lead a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office in Sonwar after congregational prayers.

Joint Resistance Leadership calls for Kashmir shutdown, UN march on Friday
Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday called for a shutdown and march to the UN office on Friday, July 21 to protest against the “killings of Kashmiris, especially the genocide of our youth by government forces”.

In a statement, the JRL said that they would lead a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office in Sonwar after congregational prayers.

The leadership appealed to people from all walks of life to participate in the sit-in after Juma prayers, which they said would be jointly offered at Astan-e-Aliya Syed Yaqoob Sahab Sonwar.

The sit-in would be organized to register protest and deep resentment against all killings of Kashmiris, especially the systematic genocide of our youth by the state forces and their persecution and illegal detention, said the JRL.

The protest would also be organized against arbitrary curfews and restrictions in the valley, beating and injuring of people, curbs and persecution of leadership to the extent of disallowing them from participating in family funerals by force.

“A complete shutdown will be observed on that day,” said the JRK.

“The sit in will urge the UN to ask Govt of India to stop the massacre of people in Kashmir and a reminder for it to fulfill its commitments made to the people of J&K.”


Bijbehara shuts to mourn killing of 60 year old civilian……..

A complete shutdown is being observed in Bijbehara town of Islamabad district in southern part of Kashmir on Wednesday to mourn the killing of 60 year old Mohammad Abdullah Ganai.

All shops, business establishments and educational institutions are closed in the town however traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was moving normally.

Ganai was injured after Army men opened fire in Bijbehara on Monday after they entered into an altercation with locals. He was hit by a bullet in his left leg and was immediately shifted to Bone and Jointhospital Srinagar.

After getting operated in B&J, Ganai was shifted to SKIMS Soura for specialized post-operative treatment, where he unfortunately succumbed.

Mother of five Children Electrocuted to death in Sopore………

The deceased was identified as Hafeeza Begum (34), a resident of Qundar Mohalla, Tarzoo in Sopore Township.

A mother of five children was electrocuted to death in Tarzoo village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Hafeeza Begum (34), a resident of Qundar Mohalla, Tarzoo in Sopore Township.

She was shifted to Community health Centre (CHC) Sopore, where doctors declared her brought dead.

Hafeeza, according to her husband Reyaz Ahmad Bhat received an electric shock while she was repairing an electric appliance.

Two Militants got Killed in Gurez………

The toll in ongoing gunfight in Gurez valley of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has mounted to two with the killing of another militant, army said on Tuesday.

Srinagar based defence spokesman said that another militant was killed in Gurez. “Total two militants have been killed so far. Operation is in progress,” he said

An official said that fresh exchange of fire resumed at around 10 am near Bagtore area of Gurez.

Educational institutions closed, Internet shut in Anantnag after militant killings……….

Educational institutions closed, Internet shut in Anantnag after militant killings

Authorities have closed all schools and colleges in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district following the killings of three militants in a shootout with police and army late last night in Brakpora area of Anantnag.

Mobile Internet services have also been suspended to prevent the spreading of rumours, said a police official.

Three militants, Showket Lohar, a resident of Arwani; Muzaffar Hajam, a resident of Danvethpora, Kokernag and Naseer Ahmad, resident of Hakhoora Badasgam presently settled at Pehru village were killed in an ambush last night.

The ambush was laid by army and police in Watergam near Bulbul Nowgam on the Brakpora-Dialgam link road area of Anantnag district.

Encounter Started between Militants and Government forces at BulBul Nowgam Brakpora Anantnag………

Encounter started between  militants & government forces at BulBul Brakpora Anantnag in SouthKashmir, 2-3 militants believed to be trapped.

More details awaited.

Civilian injured after army allegedly opens fire in Bijbehara………

 Civilian injured after army allegedly opens fire in Bijbehara

One civilian identified as Gulzar Ahmad Ganai resident of Bijbehara sustained bullet injury after Army fired in Goriwan area of Bijbehara after an altercation with a civilian.
Another report said that one more civilian Mohammad Abdulla also got injured in the incident.

The shopkeepers downed their shutters after the incident.

Reports said that army opened fire following an altercation between soldiers and civilians.

The injured was shifted to a hospital for treatment, they said.


5000 People Affected, More than 16 Schools Closed after heavy firing and Shelling in Rajouri……….

More than Sixteen schools were closed in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday after heavy mortar shelling from across the border.
“District Administration ordered closure of all schools early morning. However, 120 students were held up in Govt School at Panjgrain and on report of headmaster senior officers coordinated for their safe evacuation as shelling had reportedly affected the nearby area,” said a statement, issued by the District administration.
The armies of India and Pakistan have been exchanging heavy fire and shelling since early morning in twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch.
A soldier and a minor girl have been killed in Balakote sector of Poonch while a woman was seriously injured in Manjkote area.
“One seriously injured Shah Begum W/O Mohd Sharief R/O Panjgrain was admitted in district hospital while other injured Sharief Ahmed was given first aid,” said the statement.
District Magistrate, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary accompanied by SSP Yougal Manhas, ACD Noor Alam, AC Defence Abdul Qayoom, CEO Lal Hussain and other senior officers rushed to forward areas to oversee arrangements for likely evacuation and emergency response.
“They also held meeting with locals at Panjgrain and briefed about preparedness. The DM briefed the locals about necessary arrangements kept in place for establishment of camps in case of any likely evacuation, provision of ration supply in affected villages, essential services and coordination for rescue. First aid medicines, tents, ration and other requisite items have been rushed as reserve,” said the statement.
The schools closed for an indefinite period include Primary Schools Sharmabasti, Korapani, Nangal, Tadyalla, Chakwa, Trutta Dhara, Mahal Rajdhani, Kalvatra Mohalla, Lal Beig, Rependi, Kotedhar, Chakli; Middle Schools Naika, Kundinakkar, Paryali, Lambibari and High Schools Khorinar and Dhar.
An order for closure of schools was issued by the Deputy Commissioner soon after reports of heavy shelling in Manjakote.
SDPO Manjakote Imtiaz Ahmed coordinated the rescue at LoC while Tehsildar Mehmood Ahmed coordinated arrangements in villages as well as for camps. AC Defence and Tehsildar Manjakote have been deputed as nodal officers for emergency response and providing required relief.
District Administration sounded alert and advised the residents to stay indoors and field officers have been deputed for coordination. HS Ghambir Brahmna, HSS Kakora, HSS Manjakote, Panchayat Ghar and other locations have been notified as camps for likely evacuation. Four ambulances were rushed to Ghambir, Panjgrain and Manjakote. DC and senior officers also visited CHC Manjakote and proposed relief camps. Two ambulances were stationed in Ghambir Brahmna.
Meanwhile joint teams of Health, Revenue, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Agriculture and other departments have also been deputed for loss assessment, damage report and providing required assistance.

Two Youth Arrested In Jammu For Possession Of Drugs…….

Two youths were reportedly arrested  with contraband of heroin worth crores in  outskirts of Jammu.

“Police during checking of car at Nakka near Toll Plaza , heroin weighing around 14 to 15 kg was seized.  Police said two persons were arrested.