PEACEFUL SOLUTION OF KASHMIR MUST TO AVERT CATESTROPHE
KASHMIRI YOUTH KILLED
TWO TROOPS KILLED, 5 SERIOUSLY INJURED IN CLASHES
Srinagar, 31May (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, leaders of the All Parties
Hurriyat Conference have expressed grave concern over increased tension on India
Pakistan borders. They called for resolving the issues between the two countries
through the peaceful process of talks instead of resorting to war.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the call was given by Maulana Abbas
Ansari while addressing Friday congregation in Srinagar and Agha Syed Hassan
Budgam who addressed a similar congregation in Budgam.
They emphasized that the basic cause of the tension in the region is the
issue of Kashmir, which has to be settled within the framework of the United
Nations resolutions. They stressed that Kashmiris had given supreme sacrifices
for their right to self-determination and the mission of the martyrs of
liberation will be realized, no matter how great the cost. Lasting peace will be
estabilished in the sub-continent, they added, only when the Kashmir issue is
settled in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
Meanwhile, big congregations were held all over occupied Kashmir
today on the occasion of Friday, following the 12th Rabiul Awal, at which
fervent prayers were offered for early liberation of Kashmir. The biggest such
congregation was held at Hazratbal where thousands of people had gathered from
various places for a glimpse of the Moi-e-Muqaadas.
The Indian troops in their continued killing spree killed 5 more Kashmiris,
2 in Islamabad (Anantnag) area and one each in Bandipora, Kupwara and Poonch
Meanwhile, 2 troops of BSF including a Havaldar were killed in an encounter
in Arnas area of Udhumpur. Five troops were seriously injured when they were
attacked today in Poonch area while on their way to carry out crackdown in the
area. An Indian military informer was shot dead this morning in Maisuma locality
The Kashmir Times of Jammu in an editorial in its latest issue has held the
Indian installed Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah responsible for brutal murder of
Senior APHC leader, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone. The editorial said, the installed
regime cannot be absolved of its culpability for not providing adequate security
to the Hurriyat leader. It was the installed Chief Minister himself who had
directed the downgrading of Lone's security. The paper pointed out that during
his latest visit to Jammu the assassinated leader became target of Hindu
HAZRATBAL DEVOTEES PRAY FOR KASHMIR LIBERATION
5 TROOPS SERIOUSLY
INJURED IN ATTACK IN POONCH AREA
Srinagar, 31 May (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of devotees
converged on Dargah Harzat Bal from various areas on the occasion of Last Friday
of Rabi-ul-Awal to have a glimpse of Moi Moqadus.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the devotees prayed for early
liberation of occupied Kashmir from Indian subjugation.
Meanwhile, a large number of mourners in Doda town today took part in
funeral of the death of Police Lines attack yesterday in which five troops
including a Halwadar were killed and 15 injured.
The deceased could not be identified as the troops had set on fire the
building in which he taken position and was badly disfigured by fire burns .The
deceased was buried at the Mazar of Shuhda.
On the other hand, five troops were seriously injured in an attack
today in Poonch area. The troops attacked were on their way to carry out crack
down in the area.
A military informer was shot dead this morning at Maisuma locality of
FAROOQ ABDULLAH, INSTALLED GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR ABDUL GHANI
LONE'S ASSASSINATION- "KASHMIR TIMES"
Srinagar, 31 May (KMS): Daily " Kashmir Times" commenting editorially on
the assassination of senior APHC leader Abdul Ghani Lone observed that
culpability of Indian installed Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and his
government in the crime is quite evident.
Kashmir Media Service Correspondent reports, the editorial held that the
puppet government cannot be absolved of its responsibility of not providing
adequate security to the slain leader when he was facing threats from many
quarters and had been their target for quite sometime.
The daily said It was the chief minister himself who had directed the
down-grading of Lone's security when he was facing increased threat perception.
His house in Srinagar was attacked twice and during his latest visit to Jammu he
became the target of Hindu fascists when a Shiv Sena goon attacked him during
his press conference. These were clear signals for strengthening the security
cover for Lone. But on the contrary the chief minister ordered further slashing
"Kashmir Times" assailed both Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar
Abdullah a minister of state in the Indian Cabinet for having openly said that
the APHC leader did nor deserve security and wanted it to be totally
Commenting on the inadequate security arrangement for Kashmiri leaders the
daily wrote that Omar Abdullah also asserted that the security comprising two
police special officers was enough for the slain leader.
" Intriguingly Shiv Sena goon who had attacked Lone was provided four armed
security guards. Same is the case of several persons with criminal background
and lacking any political standing or facing any security threat"
"Obviously a leader of Lone's stature, who was facing threat from different
quarters, deserved better and more effective, security cover" it added.
"The puppet government which failed to fulfill its obligation in this
regard is clearly to be blamed for Lone's murder," the editorial
NEW DELHI DECIDES TO RESTORE INTERNET SERVICE IN OCCUPIED
New Delhi, 31 May (KMS); Indian government has decided to restore Internet
services in occupied Kashmir, which had been cut off in December last for
According to Kashmir Media Service correspondent, this has been stated by
Indian Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Pramod Mahajan while talking to newsmen
Long distance calls from public phone booths and all Internet connections
were blocked from December 28 amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan.
New Delhi cited national security as the reason for the move, which came as it
imposed a number of economic and diplomatic sanctions against Pakistan after
attack on the Indian parliament on December 13.Long distance phone calls were
restored earlier this month.
In another decision, the Indian cabinet also decided to reconnect
inter-city and international phone connections in three districts of Rajasthan
state, which border Pakistan. They had been cut in Barmer, Jaiselmer and two
areas of Jodhpur during the same month because of the heightened India-Pakistan
UNMANNED IAF PLANE CRASHES
New Delhi, 31 May (KMS): An unmanned reconnaissance aircraft of the Indian
Air Force crashed near Pokharan on the Indo-Pak border early Friday.
Kashmir Media Service quoting official sources said the plane was
reportedly on a routine flight when it crashed. KMS 07B