Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Nov 13: National Conference on Friday condemned the casualties along LoC today following heavy mortar shelling and called for an immediate end to such skirmishes on LOC.
While expressing grief and sorrow over the unfortunate killings on LoC Party’s senior leaders Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan, Nazir Gurezi, Sajjad Uri, Qaiser Jamsheeed Lone, Qafilul Rehman said that whenever borders are lit up and tensions soar between the two countries it is the people living along LoC, borders who bear the brunt.
In a joint statement they said, “It is the people of Jammu and Kashmir, especially those living on both sides of the LOC or international border who have to face the brunt of skirmishes between the two countries. It’s really saddening to witness innocent lives being devoured like this. We express solidarity with the bereaved families of civilians and soldiers and call upon both countries to immediately stop cross border shelling. The persistent lighting up of borders has made the lives of people no less than a hell.”
The leaders sought immediate cessation of skirmishes on borders.
Meanwhile, Peoples Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone condemned human loss in cross border shelling in Uri, Tanghdar and Poonch areas, terming it “modern day barbarism”.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter Lone said, “Shelling yet again claims innocent lives in Uri, Tangdar and Poonch. No words are enough to condemn this modern day barbarism. Hope the administration of the day provides relief to the affected families. My prayers with the hapless inhabitants of these areas. May sanity prevail”.
Notably six civilians and four security men were killed in cross-LoC firing and shelling in different sectors along the LoC in north Kashmir.