Mirwaiz saddened by death of civilian in Jammu blast

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday “strongly” condemned the Jammu blast and expressed sadness over the death of a civilian and injuries to others in the attack.

A 20-year-old resident of Uttrakhand identified as Shariq was killed in the blast while 29 others suffered injuries.

Mirwaiz also said that the ongoing assaults on Kashmiris outside Kashmir continues to be a matter of grave concern.

He said that such attack should immediately be stopped. He was referring to the attack on three Kashmiri traders in Lucknow by rightwing extremists.

“Saddened  by the news of death of a civilian and the injury to scores of others in a blast in #Jammu at a bus stand and strongly condemn it. The ongoing  assaults on Kashmiris outside continues to be a matter of grave concern for all which should immediately be stopped. (SIC),” Mirwaiz tweeted.

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