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Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three WhatsApp group admins for allegedly spreading rumors and fabricated information to mislead the people, police said. A statement issued to media by a Police spokesperson said that First Information Reports (FIR) under section 66/IT Act bearing numbers 163/2014 in Police Station Budgam, 217/2014 in Police Station Baramulla and 198 /2014 in Police Station Pulwama have been registered. “The three WhatsApp group admins namely Javed Ahmad, Syed Tahir Bukhari and Raja Hilal from Budgam, Baramulla and Pulwama respectively were booked for airing rumors and fabricated information that could create disturbances

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Around 17 civilians have been injured in fresh clashes in the Varmul District of North Kashmir after curfew was lifted from the area today. The people were protesting against the continuous detention of arrested youth and the police and paramilitary forces fired pellets resulting in major injuries. Eyewitnesses said that the clashes started when policemen came in a private vehicle and took away a number of youth from the area. “So far, we have received 14 people who have pellet injuries while two people were hit by rubber bullets and one person was hit by a teargas shell,” the hospital

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Tahir Rasool Sofi, killed by army today. [T]he completeness of night’s silence is absolute in Kashmir. Earlier today another boy was put six feet under. Killed in cold blood in Baramulla by the Indian army. Apparently a small crowd was protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru and driven by pure emotion, pelted a passing army truck with stones. Since Kashmiri blood costs next to nothing, the armymen quickly got down, cocked their machine guns and sprayed the protesting kids with bullets, instantly killing a kid – Tahir — in his 20s. Nothing much. His friends, too shocked to react,

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A graveyard with unmarked graves in Bimbyar, Uri where the gravedigger Atta Mohhamad says that he buried 236 unidentified bodies. By Fahad Shah For the first time, since the unmarked graves in Jammu and Kashmir were exposed, the state police admitted the existence of 2683 First Investigation Reports (FIRs) pertaining to the death of those unidentified persons who are buried in the unmarked graves. The J-K police have admitted it in their reply to a RTI (J&K Right to Information act, 2009) submitted by the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir and Association of Parents

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Showkat Maqbool Moon, a reporter was caught today by Jammu and Kashmir police for demanding money from a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer in North Kashmir. Maqbool, son of Mohammad Maqbool Moon resident of Noorbagh Baramulla, working with New Today news agency was arrested in a dramatic way by the Station House Officer (SHO) of Police Station, Sheeri, after the CRPF official lodged a written complaint with the police station. A police official said that they recovered 5000 rupees from his possession. Concerned SHO says “Showkat was making threatening calls to Assistant Commandant, D-coy of 129 BN CRPF, Harsh