Shabir Shah condemns attack on Yatris, demands probe by impartial investigating agency


    SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the attack on Amarnath Yatris, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shahon Tuesday said such acts are completely inhuman.

    In a statement issued to press, Shah demanded investigation into the heart-wrenching incident by any impartial probe agency and said Muslims cannot even think about such acts.

    Referring to police statement, Shah said it is clear that Yatris were not targets. “Kashmiris are known the world over for their best hospitality regarding Yatris and tourists. We have been upholding the tradition of communal brotherhood since decades.”

    “The people of Kashmir have already made it clear to world that they have been upholding all the values of humanity while continuing their struggle for freedom,” Shah said.

    Expressing condolence and solidarity with those killed, Shah said, “As humans, we’re equally grieved over the loss of lives and pray for speedy recovery of those injured.”