Srinagar, May 29, 2019 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that the use of pellet guns only exacerbates the situation on ground. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said, “Human rights abuses, including the use of pellet guns only exacerbates the situation on ground rather than improving it.”
Mirwaiz also condemned the use of pellet shot guns in the holy month of Ramadan. “Use of brute force and pellet guns against civilians continues unabated even during holy month of Ramadan especially in South Kashmir causing grievous injuries and even fatalities,” the Mirwaiz said. He also said that the Kashmir dispute could only be resolved politically and not militaristically.
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