Srinagar, Dec 17 : National Conference on Sunday expressed grief and shock over the killing of Asif Iqbal, a young taxi driver in an incident of firing in Kupwara. Strongly condemning the incident, National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah termed the killing of Asif Iqbal of Kupwara as a tragic and inconsolable loss and extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
Demanding that the FIR registered by J&K Police about this tragic incident should be taken to its logical conclusion in a time-bound and transparent manner, the NC Working President said an un-investigated claim of a young life lost in ‘cross-firing’ shouldn’t be used to brush the incident under the carpet.
National Conference General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Party Vice President Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan, NC District President Kupwara Qaiser Jamsheed Lone and Former Minister Mir Saifullah have also expressed grief and shock over the tragic loss of life and prayed for peace to the departed soul. (KNS)