JRL Calls For Shutdown Today

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SRINAGAR — Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has called for a complete shutdown against the “planned genocide of Kashmiri youth by the Indian State” on June 25 (Monday). 

In a joint statement, JRL expressed serious concern over the re-starting of operation All-Out and CASOs with full vengeance against the people of Kashmirespecially in South Kashmir which has resulted in the killing of four innocent civilians in the firing of trigger-happy forces,

The leadership according to the statement said operation all out was restarted by forces and CASO in South Kashmir villages resulting in harassment of people of all ages and when people resist to forces action they are showered with pellets and bullets with a sole aim of killing them. JRL said that residential houses are being blasted.

“The leadership said that they can’t act as mute spectators over the brutal killings of unarmed protesters as since Eid ul Fitr four innocent people including the father of two minor siblings were killed by the trigger-happy forces,” the statement said

JRL strongly condemns the killing of four civilians who were killed in forces firing since June 16 including Aijaz Ahmed Bhat of Akhiran, Nowpora, elderly Muhammad Yousuf Rather Of Srigufwara, Shahid Nazir of Sirhama who was fired at his head, and the latest Yawar Nazir of Gassipora Qaimoh who was killed today in indiscriminate firing.

JRL according to the statement said that more than 50 people were also left seriously injured many of them with bullets and lethal pellet injuries and many houses have been blasted and raised to the ground.

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