SRINAGAR: The people of occupied Kashmir observed a complete strike on Sunday against search operations, security cordons and the killings of innocent people by Indian forces.
All shops and business centers remained shut throughout the day, whereas traffic also remained thin on roads.
The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had given a strike call.
Strict restrictions were imposed in Srinagar to prevent anti-India protests. Train service remained suspended for the second day on Sunday in the territory. Internet service was also snapped in some parts of the territory.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said that Pakistan had been making its all-out efforts to ensure implementation of the UN resolutions for settlement of the festring Kashmir dispute for the past many decades.
He said that Pakistan’s permanent envoy to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi’s stand on Kashmir was in accordance with the historical and ground realities of Jammu and Kashmir.
Syed Ali Gilani urged the international human rights organizations to take cognizance of the worsening situation in Kashmir.
Hurriyat leaders and organizations in their separate statements paid glowing tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in Zakura and Hajin areas of Srinagar and Bandipora districts.