Calling the Kulgam killings as 'terrible news', former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked "how long can the ground realities be ignored and living in denial of bad situation in Kashmir."
"Terrible news coming out from Kulgam.May the deceased find place in Jannat.Alienating the people in the fight against militancy is a sure fire recipe for losing the fight. How long can we go on ignoring the ground realities & living in denial about how bad things are in Kashmir?" Omar wrote on Twitter.
Five civilians and three militants were killed in Laroo village of Kulgam today.