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Sliding situation in Kashmir, two former chief ministers and politicians react

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


Former Chief Minister and President of PDP on Thursday said that the sliding situation in Kashmir is very disturbing as the minorities are now the latest target.

Mehbooba in a tweet after the killings on Thursday said, “Disturbing to see the deteriorating situation in Kashmir where a minuscule minority is the latest target. The government of India’s claims of building a Naya Kashmir has actually turned it into a hellhole. Its sole interest is to use Kashmir as a milch cow for its electoral interests”.

Another Former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah in a tweet has expressed shock over the latest killings in Srinagar. In a tweet he has said, “Shocking news coming in again from Srinagar. Another set of targeted killings, this time of two teachers in a Govt school in Idgah area of the city. Words of condemnation are not enough for this inhuman act of terror but I pray for the souls of the deceased to rest in peace”.

According to news agencies reporting about the reaction of the politicians in Kashmir they have said in their news reports as follows on Thursdays.

Mayor of Srinagar, Junaid Azim Mattum also expressed his condolences over the killing.

“Heartbroken devastated and shattered by the news of the brutal killing of two school teachers at a school in Eidgah. No words can express my anger and anguish. My heart goes out to their families. I stand by them in this hour of grief and trauma. Inconsolable tragedy!” Junaid tweeted.

As many as two teachers were killed in a terrorist attack at a government school in the Eidgah area of Srinagar on Thursday, said Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Earlier on Wednesday, a street hawker was also shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar. The incident took place near Madina Chowk, Lalbazar in Srinagar where terrorists fired upon the victim Virender Paswan. Paswan is a resident of Bihar’s Bhagalpur district and worked as a street vendor. He was residing at Alamgari Bazar, Zadibal. Police said a search operation was underway by police to nab the terrorists.

Also, a businessman was killed by terrorists in Srinagar on Tuesday evening.

The incident took place near Iqbal Park in Srinagar where terrorists fired upon the owner of Bindroo Medicate namely, Makhan Lal Bindroo. Following this, Bindroo was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

With Agencies inputs

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