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In Occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district on Sunday against the killing of three youth by Indian troops following an attack on Police Lines in the district.

All shops and business establishments were closed while public transport remained off the road in the district.

Shutdown was also observed in Bandipora district against the mysterious killing of one 24-year Muzaffar Ahmad Parrey.

Chairman All Parties Hurriyet Conference Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement in Srinagar today expressed concern over the plight of Hurriyet detainees, lodged in different detention centers and jails. He said that the political prisoners were rebuked, intimidated, humiliated and even thrashed by callous jail authorities without any reason.

The APHC Chairman reiterated that India could not break the Kashmiris’ resolve and resilience through such arbitrary measures.

Meanwhile, speakers at a seminar in Srinagar said that India and its agencies intend to change the discourse from right to self-determination demand to special position under the Indian Constitution by making an attempt to abrogate Article 35A.

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