There are reports coming in that the killing of Burhan Wani has become a rallying cry for Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin. Saeed met Salahuddin separately, the meeting was organised at Hizbul's Muzaffarabad base.
Terrorist Burhan Wani, who was killed in Jammu & Kashmir on Friday was commemorated by Lashkar’s Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen’s Syed Salahuddin. Pakistan-based terrorist Hafiz Saeed & Syed Salahuddin were spotted in Muzaffarabad during a prayer meet for Burhan Wani. Violence broke out in the Valley following the killing of Wani, who was the local commander of terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen.
There are reports coming in that the killing of Burhan Wani has become a rallying cry for Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin. Saeed met Salahuddin separately, the meeting was organised at Hizbul’s Muzaffarabad base.
Mobs on Monday torched a police station in Sopore and targeted the air force airport in Pulwama along with other security installations in Kashmir as ongoing clashes between protesters and security personnel following the killing of Wani on Friday left 23 dead and over 250 injured.
Pakistan was quick to add fire, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has been under attack from the opposition for remaining “silent” over the killing of
protesters in Kashmir, came out with a late night statement condemning the action of Indian security forces.
“The Prime Minister of Pakistan has expressed his deep shock at the killing of Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani and many other civilians by the Indian military and paramilitary forces,” Sharif’s office said in the statement.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju today took a dig at Pakistan for accusing India of committing human rights violations in Kashmir, saying it should worry more about such violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) than the Valley.
Normal life continued to remain paralysed for the third consecutive day today in violence-hit Kashmir Valley due to curfew-like restrictions and separatists-sponsored strike.
(With inputs from Agencies)