Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif expresses grief over ‘Kashmiri leader’ Burhan’s killing

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday expressed “concern” and “deep sorrow” over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander “Kashmiri leader” Burhan Wani and other people in the Valley.

Pakistan media quoting Sharif said “massacre of citizens by the Indian forces is condemnable and use of force against Kashmiris is regrettable” and expressed concerns over continued house arrest of Kashmiri leaders.

He said that “unarmed Kashmiris cannot be deterred from their rightful struggle for self-determination on gunpoint. Right to self-determination is just demand of Kashmiris in the light of UN resolutions and urged India to respect human rights in  Kashmir,” he said.

He also called  called on India to fulfill its commitment to hold plebiscite in Kashmir to “ascertain will of the people for their future alignment with either Pakistan or India”.