Srinagar, Nov 18: Former Chief Minister and president People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti today termed the killing of a youth in Shopian as barbaric and bestial, stating that the people of the State in unison must save youngsters from such catastrophe.
While meeting the party functionaries from Wachi and Pulwama, Mehbooba said words aren’t enough to condemn the killing of teenagers and that such acts of brutality have no place in Kashmir which in the entire world for centuries is known for its generosity and kindness and has been an abode of revered Sufis and saints.
Terming the killing of youth worrisome and perturbing, the PDP chief stated that no religion on earth permits any person or a group to commit such heinous and sadistic acts and terrify the peace loving people.
“We as a society need to rise above party affiliations to save youngsters from becoming victims of the unending cycle of violence. Words are not enough to condemn the killing of the teenagers in Shopian. Our heart goes out to the families at this hour of irreparable loss. The entire State is in shock due to such an unfortunate incident,” Mehbooba said.