‘Both guns and stones in the hands of poor’: Mehbooba Mufti

‘Islam doesn't permits death at young age’

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said both the “guns and stones” are in the hands of poor

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that said that both the “stones and guns” are in the hands of children belonging to the poor families.

“A way out needs to be found so that our children, army soldiers and policemen are not killed,” Chief Minister said while speaking to media persons on the first day of the opening of civil secretariat in summer capital Srinagar.

She appealed the Kashmir parents to ensure children do not embrace death since god brought all of us into this world to live a good life and not for embracing death at the age of 18 and 20.

“Islam doesn’t permit us to embrace death at the young age,” Chief minister said.

Other than that, she appealed New Delhi “to find a peaceful way out so that our children are saved”.

On Sunday, ten persons including five militants and five civilians were killed in clashes with the goverenment forces in Shopian and other areas of South kashmir while as over 130 persons sustained injuries. The dead included Hizb commander and pal of Burhan wani, Saddam Padder and an Assistant professor of the Kashmir University

“Yesterday’s happenings are extremely sad. I appeal our people in the state and the rest of the country as also the government of India to save our children,” Chief minister said.

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