Jammu & Kashmir

Indian troops martyr four youth in Kupwara

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops martyred four youth during their ongoing state terrorism in Kupwara district, today. The youth were killed during a siege and search operation in Keran area of the district, early morning.
The killing of youth comes at a time when the Indian government has announced a so-called ceasefire in the occupied territory.
Hurriyat leaders attend Iftaar at Pak High Commission in Delhi
Hurriyat leaders, human rights activists and lawyers attended the Iftaar party hosted by Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Friday.
Among those who flew from Srinagar to New Delhi to attend the Iftaar included Hilal Ahmad War, Yasmeen Raja, Advocate Zahid Ali, Shaukat Ahmad Bakhshi, Mohammad Shafiq Butt, Engineer Farooq, human rights defender, Mohammad Ahsan Untoo and senior lawyer GN Shaheen.
Talking to media, GN Shaheen said India and Pakistan need to resume dialogue. “Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory and dialogue is the best way to resolve this problem,” he added. Shaheen said they told the Pakistan High Commission about the need for reviving the stalled peace process between India and Pakistan.
Top resistance leaders Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai and Muhammad Yasin Malik could not attend the function because they were under house arrest.
The Pakistan High Commission had invited all Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir to attend the Iftaar dinner.