CIVILIAN KILLINGS IN KASHMIR|No justification for use of force against unarmed people: NC
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Thursday condemned the killing of civilians across the state, saying that there is no justification for the use of force against the unarmed people.
While condemning the civilian killings in Pattan andPulwama, Party Chief Spokesperson Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi said, "Such killingslessen the prospective of peace in the valley. I take this opportunity toexpress my sympathies with the grief stricken families. In this hour of grief,the party is in complete unison with the grieved families.
"No probe is enough to bring back the dead, however I urgethe incumbent administration to set the responsibility and bring the offendersto book," he said.
"The governor should impress upon the security forces toadhere to proper SOPs during anti militancy operations."
NC Chief spokesperson also condemned the killing of a PDPworker in Shopian. "Killing dissent is a hallmark of weakness. The sanctity of human life is very importantthat has to be protected and respected by all. I extend my condolences to thegrief stricken family and pray for strength to them to bear the loss," hesaid.
Meanwhile party's senior leaders Javaid Ahmad dar, GhulamMuhi ud din Mir, Showkat Ganai, Sheikh Muhammad Rafi also expressed grief overthe civilian killings.