Terming the death of three youths in Pattan area of Barramulla district as ‘cold blooded murder’, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani and Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has called for a complete Valley-wide shutdown on Wednesday (September-16). In a statement to KNS, Geelani termed the ‘brutal and inhuman’ killings as “handwork of state authorities” and called for complete shutdown in valley as a mark of protest against these killings. Condemning the mysterious killings of youth in Pattan, Mirwaiz said that the cold blooded murders should be stopped forthwith. He asked people to observe complete shutdown tomorrow in protest against the “cold blooded murder” of youth in Pattan. Meanwhile, in a separate press release, JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik has also called for a shutdown tomorrow against the “cold-blooded murder” of three youths in Pattan area and one in Tengmarg area in Baramulah district. Malik appealed for a complete shutdown in the valley to condemn the deaths of four youth, whose bodies were found at two different places in Barramullah. Pertinently, three bullet- ridden bodies were found in orchard in Pattan area on Monday, out of two police declared had joined militant organisation (Lashkar-e-Islam (LeI). While as, 35 years old Manzoor Ahmad Reshi S/O Mohammad Sultan Reshi of Gonipora Kunzar was found dead near Kunzar Tangmarg on Tuesday. Meanwhile, JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik has been arrested, when he was on way to Tarzoo Sopore to express his condolences to the deceased families.
2015 Kashmir Despatch