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Former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah sides with Shahid Afridi on situation in state; says killings must stop



Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday supported Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on the killing of 20 people in Jammu and Kashmir over the weekend. Amongst those who were killed, one was a police official and two were civilians. The remaning were terrorists.

"Everybody has condemned the killings in Kashmir. Every nation is condemning the killing, the killing must stop," Farooq Abdullah said.

The former Pakistan cricketer landed in trouble with Indians after he tweeted on the situation in the Valley. "Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self determination & independence. Wonder where is the UN & other int bodies & why aren't they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?" he tweeted.

In another tweet, Afridi added while adding a picture of him posing with the Indian flag that he respects all. "We respect all. And this is an example as sportsman. But when it comes to human rights we expect the same for our innocent Kashmiris." he tweeted.

 

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