Hurriyat leaders praise Pakistan PM Imran Khan
SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a tweet appreciated the Prime Minister Imran Khan, for condemning the killings in the territory.
He urged India to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue in line with the United Nations resolutions.
Indain authorities imposed stringent restrictions in Srinagar, today, to prevent a march towards Lal Chowk against the surge in killings and other repressive measures by the Indian forces.
Call for the march and a sit-in protest was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership to protest against the massacre of 10 youth including four teenagers by Indian troops at Laroo in Kulgam on Sunday.
Indian police also arrested Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Zafar Akbar Butt when they tried to defy restrictions and lead the march.
Despite restrictions, members of various trade bodies conducted protest marches at Raj Bagh and Regal Chowk areas of Srinagar. Members of Bar Association also staged protest in Islamabad town.
Meanwhile, the Joint Resistance Leadership in a statement in Srinagar, today, called for a march towards Kulgam, tomorrow, to offer Fateha for the latest victims of Indian terrorism and express solidarity with their family members.
Earlier, the Leadership in a petition sent to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, urged him to play his role in ending the killing spree in the territory.