Aligarh Muslim University students press for resolution of Kashmir dispute, condemn civilian killings

Srinagar: The students of Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday held a strong protest demonstration at the varsity campus against the deteriorating situation in Kashmir valley and the recent civilian killings by government forces in Pulwama district.

Reports said that the students under the banner of AMU students association condemned the civilian killings in Kashmir and pressed for the resolution of Kashmir dispute.

Seven civilian were killed by government forces in Sirnoo village of Pulwama district in southern Kashmir last Saturday. The killings were termed as a massacre by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah. “It is a massacre,” he tweeted.

The killings also received sharp criticism from international organisation including Amnesty International and Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC). OIC termed it an act of terror.

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