Srinagar, Dec 15: J&K PDP state secretary and former MLA Shopian Adv. Mohd Yousuf Bhat has expressed immense pain over the loss of civilians at Pulwama. He exhorted the government to ensure that forces carrying out operations against the militants, exercise restraint in dealing with the civilians, to avoid collateral damage.
“It is heartwrenching to see mothers wailing for their dead sons every now and then. The killing of civilians in Pulwama is very unfortunate, painful and regrettable. The government must exercise restraint to ensure that civilians are not killed and collateral damage is not done during operations against the militants”, Bhat said.
Terming the killings as brutal, Bhat demanded probe in the matter so that stern action is taken against the culprits involved in the gruesome act. He urged the authorities to lodge an FIR against the culprits involved in the incident without any delay.