J&Ok Apni Celebration employee shot useless; third militant assault on celebration chief in 10 days


A Jammu and Kashmir Apni Celebration chief was shot useless by suspected militants in Kulgam district on Thursday, information company PTI reported.

The deceased, recognized as Ghulam Hassan Lone, was shot at by the militants in his native Devsar space. He was instantly rushed to a hospital the place he succumbed to his accidents.

Lone is the fourth political chief to be killed by the militants within the final 10 days.

In the meantime, Apni Celebration has strongly condemned the killing of its employee. Celebration president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari termed the incident “barbaric” and conveyed deep anguish over the harmless killings of political activists. He additionally expressed his solidarity with the household of the deceased.

Lone’s killing evoked widespread condemnation from mainstream political events together with the PDP, the Nationwide Convention, and the Folks’s Convention.

“Sadly there appears to be no finish to the spree of political killings in Kashmir. Unreservedly condemn the killing of Apni celebration chief Ghulam Hassan Lone. My deepest condolences to the bereaved household,” PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti tweeted.

Nationwide Convention vp Omar Abdullah stated the “renewed pattern” of militants concentrating on mainstream leaders is “very worrying”.

“Very sorry to listen to concerning the assassination of Ghulam Hassan Lone in Devsar space of South Kashmir. This renewed pattern of concentrating on mainstream politicians by militant outfits could be very worrying & I condemn the identical within the strongest attainable phrases. Could Allah grant the departed Jannat,” Abdullah tweeted.

On Tuesday, militants had killed BJP employee Javed Ahmad Dar in Kulgam space. Based on BJP, Dar is the 21st celebration activist killed by the militants within the final two years.

On August 9, BJP sarpanch Ghulam Rasool Dar and his spouse Jawahira Begum, who was a ward member, had been killed in Anantnag. Dar was the Kulgam district president of BJP’s Kisan Morcha.