Srinagar: The Joint Resistance leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the killing of Amarnath Yatris in Anantnag on Monday. The trio strongly condemned the attack.
In a statement, the leadership said that the incident goes against the very grain of Kashmiri ethos. “The annual Amarnath Yarta has been going on peacefully for centuries and is part of our yearly rhythm and will remain so,” they said. They said that “our heart goes out to the families of the bereaved and we express our heartfelt condolences to them”.