Mirwaiz condemns terror attack on election rally in Pakistan

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By Fast Kashmir on 14/07/2018.

Srinagar, July 14:  Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq strongly condemned the terror attack in an election rally at Mustong, Balochistan in the provincial capital of Quetta in Pakistan that claimed the lives of around 130 people and left over 100 seriously wounded stating that terror has no religion and the pain of losing loved ones can well be felt by the Kashmiris “who see the dance of death and who shoulder the coffins of their loved ones almost every day”.
Mirwaiz said that people of Kashmir feel pained over the loss of precious lives in Balochistan terror strike as people of Valley are themselves “primary target of worst form of state terrorism”.
He extended his heartfelt condolences to the people of Pakistan and also with the Pakistani government stating that people of Kashmir and the entire pro freedom leadership stands with the country in this hour of grief.
Mirwaiz also extended his heartfelt condolences with the families of those who lost their loved ones in the terror attack and prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in the attack.
Meanwhile, on the directions of Mirwaiz, a delegation comprising Ghulam Nabi Zaki, Ghulam Nabi Najar, Abdur Rashid Untoo, Abdul Majeed Wani, Jaffar Kashmiri and Master Gul Muhammad, visited the residences of 12-year-old Andleeb, 20-year-old Irshad Ahmed Lone, and 22-year-old Shakir Ahmed Khanday of Hawoora, Kulgam who were recently killed in government forces’ action.
The delegation expressed solidarity with the bereaved families on behalf of the Hurriyat. Mirwaiz also spoke to the parents of all the three slain over phone and conveyed his personal condolences stating that people of Kashmir and the leadership stands with them in this hour of grief.
He said that the people of south Kashmir are bearing the brunt of forces’ “aggression and oppression” as people there have been left at the mercy of forces which is an eye opener for the world community to judge the situation here.
The delegation also visited many areas of Kulgam and met the dozens of people injured in forces’ firing recently. The members of the delegation prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
The delegation also visited the residence of senior amalgam leader Mukhtar Ahmed Sofi whose father passed away and offered deepest condolences besides special Fateha prayers for the deceased. (GNS)