In occupied Kashmir, Kashmir Day and Al-Quds Day, today, was marked by forceful anti-India and anti-Israel demonstrations and rallies were held across the territory.
Indian troops injured and arrested several people after using brute force against the protesters.
The call for observance of the day was given by Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
People took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Magam, Ganderbal, Shopian, Islamabad, Kokernag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Kupwara, Bandipora, Baramulla and other areas raising high-pitched pro-freedom, anti-India and anti-Israel slogans.
The demonstrations were led by Hurriyat leaders including Maulana Masroor Abbas, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, Bashir Qureshi and Ghulam Nabi Waseem.
Indian police and troops fired pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters at different places.
A resolution drafted by Joint Resistance Leadership was read out and passed during Juma congregations at different mosques, shrines and imambargahs across the territory that called for an end to military occupations in Kashmir and Palestine.
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front in a statement in Srinagar expressed concern over the plight of Kashmiri detainees languishing in different jails.
In Jeddah, addressing the meeting of OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, the APHC-AJK Convener and the Kashmiris’ True Representative, Syed Abdullah Gilani, said 70 years on, Kashmir dispute not only remains unresolved but has left a horrifying trail of death, destruction and immeasurable human suffering.