Shutdown being observed in Occupied Kashmir today

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Shutdown being observed in Occupied Kashmir today

SRINAGAR: In Occupied Kashmir, compete shutdown is being observed across the territory on Wednesday, against the killings of civilians by Indian army.

Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

All shops and other business establishments are closed while traffic is off the road in all major cities and towns including Srinagar.

The JRL appealed people to foil any attempt aimed at creating disunity among various sections and religious sects of the society.

Meanwhile, the Kashmir Economic Alliance staged a protest demonstration at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

Addressing on the occasion co-chairman of KEA Farooq Ahmed Dar, appealed to the United Nations and Amnesty International to play their role in ending the genocide of Kashmiris and play their role in the settlement of dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris aspirations.

Meanwhile, Hurriyet leaders and human rights organizations have condemned the killing of five youth including two teenage boys by Indian forces in Shopian and Baramulla districts.

The illegally detained Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik said unrelenting massacre of Kashmiri innocents and criminal silence of humankind on it is disgraceful and disgusting.

The Mirwaiz-led Hurriyet forum said, the entire Kashmir has been converted into a military garrison where killing has become a routine matter.

The Chairman of Jammu and Muslim Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Dar along with Muhammad Ahsan Untoo and Mehraj-ud-Din Soleh, visited Redwani, Kulgam to express solidarity with the families of martyrs.

 APP/AFP

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