Hurriyat Conference led by octogenarian, Syed Ali Geelani has called for a complete shutdown on February, 27 to mourn the death of seven militants in Dardepora, Kupwara, a day before.
“Geelani Sahab has called for a complete shutdown to mourn the martyrdom of seven people in a mysterious encounter in Dardepora Kupwara on Thursday, February 27,” Hurriyat (G) spokesman, informed Kashmir Life.
He added that Geelani has stressed upon people to observe complete shutdown to mourn the seven deaths. “We have been stressing since long that such mysterious killings should by probed by some independent agency so that truth about such kind of deaths comes to fore,” the spokesman said.
He further said that police and other government forces used “brutal force” against the civilians who were demanding bodies and their identity.
Pertinently, police and army claimed that their personnel killed seven militants in Dardepora, area in Kupwara district on Monday during an encounter.
All the seven deceased were buried today in Lalpora, without any identification.