In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have said Indian troops are continuing death and destruction spree in the name of so-called cordon and search operations in the territory.
In their statements in Srinagar, they said that the brutal troops are not only involved in killing innocent youth, but are also destroying houses with chemical substance during the dreaded operations.
The statements maintained that violent operations and raids are just a pretext to harass and hunt down the Kashmiris.
Former Chief Minister and President Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti in an interview in Srinagar, stressed the need for enhanced unity to meet the challenge of Indian onslaught against the people of Jammu and Kashmir, collectively.
She made it clear that there is no alternative but to take the Indian government’s onslaught head-on as a unit.
The Jammu and Kashmir Forum for Peace & Territorial Integrity at a meeting in Jammu called for initiation of steps by India and Pakistan to resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir.
On the other hand, posters appeared in Pulwama, Srinagar and Gandarbal areas condemning the issuance of liquor licences in the Kashmir valley.
The posters displayed by Jammu and Kashmir Young Men's League inscribed the messages to the youth that India wants to spoil their character through such anti-Islam moves.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat leader Mukhtar Ahmad Waza in a statement in Srinagar asked for resolving the core issue of Kashmir between India and Pakistan peacefully.
Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People's Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement in Islamabad castigated India's military operations and catch and kill policy in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.