PDP condemns army action against civilians in Budgam

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday condemned the arrest of seven teenage boys, two of them allegedly let off in injured condition by army.

As per the reports one of the injured has been referred from SMHS to SKIMS Soura and his condition is stated to be critical.

In a statement  PDP General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura has said that the highhandedness of the forces against innocent civilians is unacceptable and it must stop without further delay.

He added that such intimidation will only increase anger, alienation and frustration among the people and that the already crises ridden situation will turn further catastrophic.

Hanjura urged the governor to intervene and issue stern directions to forces not to harass civilians and choke the left out democratic space any further in Valley.

Seven boys were arrested by the army in Budgam while they were protesting the killing of militant commander Zakir Moosa. Among them, two were severely thrashed, one of whom is reported to be in critical condition.

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