In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that the Kashmiri people will continue to seek peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute and India will not be able to intimidate them into submission through use of repressive measures.
Addressing a public gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, he said that repressive tactics of the Indian government to silence the Hurriyat leadership would not change the dynamics of the Kashmir dispute.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar termed as baseless the allegations leveled against the illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, in the dossier issued by the authorities against him.
Meanwhile, forceful demonstrations were held in Hyderpora, Nowhatta, Maisuma, Aabi Guzar, Badgam and other areas of the occupied territory, today, against the summoning of resistance leaders by NIA, detention of Hurriyat leaders including Muhammad Yasin Malik under PSA and ban on Jamaat-e-Islami.
Indian troops today launched a cordon and search operation in Tiken area of Pulwama district, where unidentified gunmen shot dead a civilian in Gulzarpora area. Charred body of one Mushtaq Ahmed Pir, who was working as a tailor with the Indian Army, was found in an army camp in Panzgam area of Kupwara district.