Srinagar, Jan 27 : Expressing serious concern over the killing of two youth, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir strongly condemned the firing incident at Gonowpowa Shopian in which two people lost their lives besides injuring nine others and described the incident as highly condemnable, painful.
Describing the killing of civilians as determinant to peace, G.A. Mir stated that Gonowpora incident has exposed the tall claims of Centre & State Govt who are claiming that situation was back to normal, but the situation is more serious that it was before, he said.
He asked the ruling PDP BJP to wake up and take effective measures to restore peace rather than making tall claims about the situation, which is out control, Mir said.
Mentioning that the killings of innocent people, in any form, is highly condemnable, as that loss of precious cannot by replaced by anything, but at the same time, G.A. Mir made a fervent appeal to people especially youth not to confront or pelt stones on Security Forces, as that, such actions on their part will invite action by them ( Forces), which is obviously not in the interest if peace, rather it will be detrimental to peace and tranquility in Valley.
G.A. Mir urged upon the Forces to exercise maximum restraint while dealing with the protestors, as the restraint by them will certainly contribute to peace and tranquility, he added.
Congress President sympathized with the bereaved families. (KNS)