Day: January 2, 2018
Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tribute to martyr Noor Mohammad Tantray, who was killed by Indian troops in a siege and search operation in Pulwama district.
According to media sources, a delegation of Muslim Khawateen Markaz (MKM) led by its Chairperson, Yasmeena Raja visited Tral to pay tributes to martyr Noor Mohammad Tantray. On the occasion she said that the unprecedented sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiri people especially youth for Kashmir cause would not be allowed to go waste. She said the blood of Kashmiri martyrs have centre-staged the Kashmir dispute and would continue their struggle till taking it to its logical end. The delegation also visited the residence of resistance leaders, Mushtaq-ul-Islam and Aasiya Andrabi and discussed with them the latest political situation of the territory. Meanwhile, the Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen Zamrooda Habib visited the ailing mother of prominent martyred liberation leader, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and prayed for her speedy recovery and paid rich tribute to all the mothers of Kashmiris who have lost their dear sons and daughters. Hurriyat leaders Zafar Akbar Butt, Javaid Ahmed Mir, Molvi Mushtaq, Merajuddin, Mohammad Ashraf and Javed Ahmed have urged the so-called authorities to release all illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists languishing in different jails of India and the territory. They visited Batmaloo, Srinagar, and discussed present political situation of Kashmir with pro-freedom Mushtaq-ul-Islam. They also visited many affected families in Srinagar and expressed solidarity with them. On the occasion they assured that people of Kashmir would continue their struggle till taking it to its logical conclusion. Bilal Sidiqui in his statement termed the forces’ atrocities in Sar Pattan on civilians as highly condemnable and described their frustration. In the meanwhile, he along with party activists, Muhammad Saleem Zargar, Sheikh Musaib and Rafiq Ahmed visited SMHS hospital to enquire about the well-being of injured Aijaz Ahmed Malik. Jamaat-e-Islami and Peoples Freedom League in their statements also condemned the killing of Tantray.
Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Mohammad Yasin Malik has said that Professor Abdul Ahad Wani was a resourceful personality who through his wisdom and sacrifices achieved a high place in the history of Kashmir.
According to media sources, Mohammad Yasin Malik addressing a meeting held at the JKLF office in Srinagar said that the intellectuals and thinkers like Professor Abdul Ahad Wani were like a jewel in the crown of nations, adding Wani’s name will be written in golden words and he will always be remembered with great honor and dignity. He said that best way to remember the sacrifices of the great martyrs and pay tributes to them was to keep striving for the sacred cause. He said, “We will have to stand firm in hard conditions and keep on resisting the oppression unleashed by the enemies of freedom with valor and courage.” At the end of this meeting, congregational prayers were also held for Prof Wani and other martyrs of Kashmir. The participants of the meeting recited Quran and prayed for the freedom of Kashmir. Meanwhile a JKLF delegation visited Tral and Drubgam and participated in funeral prayers of martyrs Manzoor Ahmad Baba and Ahmad Kahanday.
In occupied Kashmir, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official on Monday said that a body of third youth had been recovered at Lethpora in Pulwama district.
According to media sources, with this recovery the toll in the attack on CRPF camp rose to eight; three mujahideen and five CRPF personnel. Five CRPF personnel were killed and several others injured when mujahideen launched an attack on their training center in Lethpora area of Pulwama district, yesterday.