Mirwaiz Saddened over killing of Sopore youth

Kashmir Wire

Srinagar: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Thursday condemned the killing of a youth in Sopore town of north Kashmir.

Arif Ahmad Sofi, Son of the local head of Peoples League, a resident of Unisoo on the outskirts of Sopore was pumped bullets by unknown gunmen on late Wednesday Night. He was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard today amid a massive pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan sloganeering.

“Deeply saddened and strongly condemn the killing of 25-year-old Arif Ahmad of Sopore by unknown assailants, killing human beings in every form is cowardly and against humanity”, Mirwaiz wrote on Twitter.

Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest, arrested JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and detained a number of leaders and activists of Hurriyat Conference (G) on Wednesday ahead of a scheduled seminar to deliberate upon UN resolutions passed on Kashmir. (Kashmir Wire)

 

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