Day 12: Injured Kupwara elderly succumbs

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Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Mir son of Abdul Satar Mir  from Khumriyal area from north Kashmir’s Lolab  area succumbed to his injuries at SMHS on Wednesday .Mir had sustained bullet injuries in Lolab area four days ago.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that India has two choices on Kashmir: either keep on with its aggression that has left over 46 people dead over the past 11 days or to give people of Jammu and Kashmir their due rights which it had promised in the UN.

In a message on “Black Day” to protest against the atrocities in Kashmir Nawaz said that Pakistan stands with Kashmiris in every hour of trial adding that this relation is based not only on religion, civilization and humanity but also on blood.

“We will never leave Kashmiris alone and their case will be fought at all the diplomatic, political and human rights fora,” he reiterated.

He added that Pakistan cannot keep itself aloof if such recurrent inhuman treatment was meted out to the Kashmiris in Kashmir noting that the entire nation is expressing solidarity with the Kashmiri people.

He said the current wave in Kashmir will not subside and that when nations rise in such a way, nothing can stop them in their path towards freedom. “India has no other option but to accept its defeat before the heroic struggle,” he said.

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Pakistan continued to raise the Kashmir issue with top UN officials and submitted letters to UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Security Council President expressing “concern” over the human rights violations in the Valley after the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi briefed officials on the situation in Kashmir, saying fundamental human rights were being “blatantly violated” in the state.

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Kashmir continues to remains caged and crippled on the 12th consecutive as authorities continue to impose curfew while separatists have called for shutdown on Wednesday.

Activists of the Shiv Sena’s Punjab unit Tuesday stopped trucks on way to J&K and forced Muslim drivers to chant slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Pakistan Murdabad’, saying they wanted to pay back “Kashmiri Muslims” with the “right treatment” for allegedly harassing Amarnath pilgrims, the Indian Express reported.

Some drivers were reportedly beaten up for refusing to chant the slogans. The drivers were also forced to burn Pakistan’s flag. Police initially said they had no information about the protests.

 

 

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