Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik Saturday paid tributes to the three militants and two civilians who were killed during an encounter in Arwani area of Anantnag district.
The three militants Junaid Matto, Nasir Wani, Adil Mushtaq and two civilians identified as Mohammad Ashraf and Ashan Mushtaq were killed during Arwani encounter.
According to nthe statement issued here, Malik said that blood of Kashmiris is being spilled over with impunity and no one among international community seems to bother or care about it, which is criminal.
“Illegal military occupation and continues denial of Indian leadership vis-a- vis the reality of Jammu Kashmir being a dispute is taking precious lives, ruining families and destroying peace and harmony of a whole region,” he said.
JKLF chairman who is currently under incarceration said that “humanity is being trampled in Kashmir but no one in the world seems to bother or care which is criminal.”
“Indian leadership is in a state of denial about the reality of Kashmir dispute and they want to suppress Kashmiri voice by military might and strengthen its military occupation by this suppression,” he said, adding that “this attitude of India is responsible for the loss of precious lives of humans in Jammu Kashmir and is destroying families and ruining peace and harmony of our region.”
He said that by pushing our young ones to the wall and denying them every space for peaceful struggle, India and the local government here have left no other means to them except sacrificing their lives for dignity and freedom and “we salute them for their valor and passion.”
Praying for the speedy recovery of all those injured from last three days, Malik expressed condolences to the bereaved families of all those who lost their lives during these days and prayed for their patience.
JKLF delegations comprising of Syed Nisar Jeelani, Abdul Sattar, Maulvi Abdul Ahad, , Zahoor Ahmad and Shariz Ahamd visited Raidwani Kulgam and bandipora and participated in the funeral prayers and condolence meetings of martyrs Junaid Matto, Mohammad Ashraf and Naseer Ahmad sheikh.
Delegations expressed solidarity with their bereaved families.
Meanwhile, Malik paid rich tributes to Syed Zia-Ud-Din Jeelani who was father of JKLF district president, Syed Nisar Jeelani.
“He and his family strived and sacrificed a lot for the freedom of Kashmir and today we pay homage to this great patriot,” he said.
Malik also expressed its heartfelt grief over the demise of Nazir Ahmad Bogami who was the brother of martyr Bashir Ahmad Bogami.
JKLF seniors including Muhammad Ramazan, Molvi Rashid, AA Sarwar, Tika Khan and Farooq Baigh visited Bogam Budgam and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family of the deceased.
JKLF leaders prayed for the heavenly abode of the departed soul and also for the patience of his bereaved family.