Hurriyat (g) chairman Syed Ali Geelani expressed his grief over civilian killings in Qazigund shootout and extended his condolences with bereaved families.
In a statement issued by his spokesperson he blamed authorities for “continuous bloodshed” saying that “since last several decades, people in state are facing war like situation.”
Geelani said that “situation in state is turning appalling with each passing day and that Indian authorities rely on their military might to suppress people’s aspirations and muzzle voices.”
Justifying the “resentment from youth,” Geelani said that “our youth are taking arms to put an end to slavery and this barbarity.”
He also condemned the continued detention of youth and resistance leaders saying “people particularly youth are subjected third degree torture by police authorities.”
Taking dig at state police, Geelani said that “to prove themselves as relevant and more loyal, surpassed all limits, while inflicting atrocities.”
Condemning Delhi for their “unrealistic approach,” Geelani said that “continuous bloodshed in state and consequently dead bodies of our youngsters give us extreme pain.”
We need peace said Geelani, however “it is Delhi that is denying our right and creating hurdles.”