Hajin family struggling to come to terms with their loss: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar

The former chief minister of J&K and NC vice president Omar Abdullah condolThe former death of 11-year-old boy Atif Mir who was killed in an encounter after he was allegedly taken hostage by militants in Hajin.

Omar in a series of tweets said that he had gone to Hajin to condole the death of Atif, adding that the family of the deceased are struggling to come to terms with their loss.

Atif Mir, the minor son of the house-owner who was killed in an encounter in Hajin, after the militants retained him as a hostage on March 22, 2019.

“Returning just now from Hajin where I had gone to condole the death of young Atif. Atif was an 11 year old boy, the only son of his parents, killed after he was taken hostage by militants last week,” Omar wrote on his twitter handle.

“His family are struggling to come to terms with their loss, especially his parents & 2 older sisters. May Allah grant young Atif Mir place in Jannat,” he added.

He also said that Kashmir has seen too much of sufferings and nothing can be worse for a father than to lend shoulder to his young child’s coffin and mother than to grieve at her young child’s grave

“There can be nothing worse for a father than to lend shoulder to his young child’s coffin & nothing worse for a mother than to grieve at her young child’s grave. Kashmir has seen too much of this suffering heaped on parents,” Omar tweeted.

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