The website of National Institute of Technology was on Monday hacked by a group of hackers identifying themselves as ‘All Pak Cyber Skullz Members.
The website was hacked a day after India defeated Pakistan in a cricket match during the Champions trophy at England.
The hackers who took over the official website of the NIT Srinagar has put up messages calling for freedom of Kashmir.
As per the students, the hackers posted a message demanding freedom for Kashmir. The hacker also wrote anti-India slogans on the website.
“The website was flooded with several anti-India and Pro-freedom messages. One message read: Do you know why you got hacked? Free Kashmir. Freedom is our goal,” said a student.
The students said the hackers in their message on the website have stated that Kashmir was a militarized zone. “They have posted a message demanding freedom from Indian Army,” the students said.
As per the students, the hacked website reads “stop raping women, imprisoning men and killing children.”
The students are shocked over the hacking of the website.
“We shall fight till the last breath. What shall a man not pay for living? Everyday 100s of innocent people are abused, raped and even killed in Kashmir by Indian army, a third of the deaths are children. We don’t want war. Take back your guns and go back to where you came from,” read the content of messages on NIT website after it was taken over by hackers.
“All we ask is for freedom, you can kill us, you can’t kill us all, we shall not give up. Giving up is not an option,” the hackers posted.
“Go Modi Go. Freedom is our goal. Kashmir does not want militarised governance. Stop killing children, raping women and imprisoning the men! They just want freedom! Freedom from the evil of the Indian Military!”
Meanwhile, the officials at NIT Srinagar said there was some problem with the website and the concerned people are on job to rectify the error.
“There are some issues with the website but we convened a meeting with the concerned IT Team who are on job to restore the website,” a top official at NIT said.
Pertinently, NIT Srinagar was in news last year in wake of a clashes between local and non-Kashmiri students over a cricket match.