In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, led a procession participated by thousands of people in Bandipore, today.Mirwaiz arrived in the town to a rousing welcome and the people on the occasion raised full-throated anti-India and Freedom Slogans.
Addressing a gathering at the main Chowk of Bandipore and earlier Juma congregation at Jamia Masjid of the town, the APHC Chairman, emphasized that no amount of Indian state terrorism would deter Kashmiris from continuing their liberation struggle till its logical end. He urged the international community to take notice of the fact that Kashmiri youth were randomly killed by Indian troops to punish them for raising the democratic voice of right to self-determination. The APHC chairman maintained that the people of Kashmir would remain united to realize the dreams of Kashmiri martyrs.
Similar demonstrations were held in Khaigam Pakharpora in Pulwama and Bomai in Sopore in protest against the recent killings in the areas. People in large numbers took to streets demanding withdrawal of Indian troops form occupied Kashmir. Complete strike was observed in Bamai area on the second day, today.
APHC leaders, Maulana Abbas Ansari, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Yasmeen Raja, Professor Nazir Ahmad Shawl, Mohammad Abdullah Tari, Pandit Bhushan Bazaz, Jamaat-e-Islami of occupied Kashmir and JKLF-R in their separate statements denounced the recent killings by the troops in Bomai, Nowhatta and Pakharpora areas.
In Rajwar Chowkibal area of Handwara, clash was going on between Indian troops and Mujahideen (Kashmiri Freedom Fighters) till last reports came in.