Srinagar, Jun 16: Strongly condemning the killings of a civilian Mohd Ashraf (22) during encounter between Forces and Militants at Arwani and Naseer Ahmad of Ashtengoo Bandipora by SSB Personnel, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir has said that the killing of innocents would further vitiate the atmosphere in the valley and warned that such type of incidents will be detrimental to peace initiatives.
PCC Chief also strongly condemned the killing of Police Personnel by militants yesterday n Kulgam and Hyderpora and described the killings as unacceptable and condemnable.
Expressing serious concern over the innocent killings, G.A. Mir emphasized that maximum restraint must be exercised while dealing with the Militancy related activities. He said efforts should be made to restore peace rather than killing innocent people under the garb of encounters
He offered condolences to bereaved families of Civilian and police personnel and urged upon the Forces to ensure safety of innocent people. (KNS)