Srinagar ,March 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has lambasted India and its puppet authorities for “giving a license to the troops to go on a killing spree in Kashmir.”Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview in Srinagar said, “We were yet to come out of the shock of secret execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri research scholar was murdered in Hyderabad.”
Mirwaiz He said the grave of Kashmiri scholar Muddasir Kamran Malla was yet to dry, forces, armed with unbridled powers, shot dead a young boy at Baramulla.
“This indicates that the troops have been given a clear-cut direction to wipe out Kashmiris and kill them like animals,” said Mirwaiz, who is currently under house arrest.
Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party in a statement denounced the use of brute force by Indian troops on the people protesting against the killing of Mudassir Kamran. It also condemned the killing of Tahir Lateef in the Indian army firing.
Joining the chorus, JKLF-R Chairman, Farooq Ahmed Dar, strongly condemned the killing of a youth at Baramulla stating that there was “no accountability to the forces, who kill people like animals.”
“We think Kashmir is the only place, where people are treated worse than animals. Forces have gone berserk and have decided to kill every Kashmiri,” said Dar.
The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL) and Jamaat-e-Islami in their separate statements issued in Srinagar condemning the killing said that Indian troops had created terror in most areas of the occupied valley. They said that the marks on the body of Mudassir clearly indicated that he was murdered.
Reacting to the killing, the liberation leader, Javed Ahmed Mir said that forces would continue to kill the Kashmiris as long as they were armed with the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
On the other hand, a delegation of JKLF led by Acting Chairman Bashir Ahmad Butt and a team of the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) visited the residence of Muddasir Ahmad Malla in Pulwama and expressed solidarity with his family.
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