Srinagar, July 02: The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned the use of indiscriminate force on people of Valley particularly of South Kashmir. The APHC termed it as an open aggression and worst form of State terrorism. The Hurriyat said that it is because of the unbridled powers are given to the government forces and the lack of accountability that every day innocent civilians are brutally killed and wounded besides properties are vandalized.
The Hurriyat said that brutal use of force and unleashing the reign of terror by killing innocents, blinding and maiming youth, vandalizing properties of people, torching orchards and harassing the elderly lot has become a become a routine affair in Kashmir and the government forces continue to kill Kashmiris at their will and wish.
Meanwhile, on directions of APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, senior Hurriyat leaders Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Abdul Rashid Untoo, Ghulam Nabi Najar, Abdul Majeed Wani, Jaffer Kashmiri visited Khrew Pampore, the residence of Shaheed Faizan Ahmad Poswal a 16-yrs-old student of Khrew Pampore who was mercilessly killed in indiscriminate firing by forces in Pulwama. The leaders expressed heartfelt condolences with bereaved family especially with the father of deceased Dr. Abdul Gani Poswal.
On the occasion, the Hurriyat leaders said that even teenagers and minor boys are not being spared by the trigger-happy forces and are being shot and killed day in and day out.
Meanwhile, APHC has strongly denounced the authorities for not handing over the mortal remains of Mudasir Ahmed Bhat of old Barzulla to his family who was martyred in an alleged encounter with army at Kupwara, Hurriyat said that denying the return of the mortal remains of a martyr to his family is not only condemnable but inhuman.