Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday expressed shock and grief over the death of a 12-year-old kid Saliq Khursheed of Meemander Shopian and grave injuries to others following an explosive material that went off suddenly. He said that conflict claims one more life this time of a little child, adding, our children are not safe even while playing, said a statement.
Mirwaiz said with each passing day Kashmiri’s pay the cost of the lingering conflict as the world looks on and there is little effort to put an end to the tragedy that Kashmir has become.
He said that the unending pain inflicted on the Kashmiri people was only because of the fact that people demand their birthright and it is high time for New Delhi to accept the ground realities and to resolve the vexed issue of Kashmir as per the aspirations of people.
Meanwhile, the spokesman strongly condemned the continuous house arrest of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that after being released for just a day after almost a week-long house detention Mirwaiz was once again placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence.
The spokesman strongly denounced the continuous detention of Syed Ali Geelani, the arrest of JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik and arrest of dozens of resistance leaders across Kashmir terming it as a political vendetta and a frustration on part of the authorities.