Uncle killed in 'infiltration bid' on LoC, Uri man seeks his proper burial

Uncle killed in 'infiltration bid' on LoC, Uri man seeks his proper burial

Moazum Din Had Migrated To Pak Administered Kashmir In 1990

Relatives of one of the two persons killed during an ‘infiltration bid’ in Uri on Sunday today claimed that the slain was their uncle and has urged the authorities that they should be allowed to rebury him in their ancestral graveyard in Kamalkote. 

Army on Sunday claimed that they foiled an infiltration bid along the line of control in Dulanja area of Uri and killed two militants. They said arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

Mehmood Chara, a resident of Kamalkote Uri on Tuesday said that the slain person, Moazum Din Chara son of Gulla Chara crossed the line of control along with his brother in 1990.

“He was unmarried then, however his brother had two kids at the time he migrated to Pakistan administered Kashmir. He is my uncle and people from my locality know it well,” said Mehmood Chara.

While demanding re-burial of his slain relative in their ancestral graveyard in Kamalkote, Mehmood said that he received information from his relatives across the border including the wife and daughter of slain relative that his uncle has died on border.

When contacted, deputy commissioner Baramulla, Nissar Ahmad Naqash, said “We have received an application from a resident of Kamalkote Uri, claiming that the slain militant is his uncle and he should be allowed to bury him in their ancestral graveyard. The application has been forwarded to senior superintendent of police Baramulla for his opinion.”