Geelani condemns Lahore attack

Says Pakistan facing worst type of terrorism

BK Correspondent/SRINAGAR
February 15, 2017 CITY 293 Views
Geelani condemns Lahore attack

Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack in Lahore wherein two senior officers including 16 more people were killed.
Expressing his deep grief and sorrow, Geelani in his appeal to Pakistan administration said that those responsible for attack need to be isolated and brought to book.
“Pakistan is facing worst type of terrorism and blaming neighbouring countries.”
While extending his condolences, and expressing his sympathies with the bereaved families, Geelani said, “These attacks are inhuman and those involved in the incidents must be served the stern punishment.”
Commenting on Lahore attack, Geelani in a statement issued to Brighter Kashmir said, “This is extreme barbarism & there is no justification for such cowardice acts. The killings are tantamount of killing the whole humanity and the act must be condemned and Islam and all other religions have no space for allowing the killings of the innocent people.”
Geelani while demanding stringent action against killers, urged rulers in Pakistan to catch on these killers and deal with them as per law of the land.
“Pakistan faces dangers at various fronts including on borders from neighboring country and unrest instigated by several foreign agencies. They are destabilizing their country & are being used as pawns and knowingly or involuntarily are involved in such brute and un-Islamic activities,” he said.
Geelani laid stress on scholars, intellectuals and Islamic organizations and said “that we should condemn those illiterate and semiliterate persons.”
Geelani suggested to include standard curriculum, religious education and science in education system from primary to university level & said “that it is the tool that can enlighten those having urge for knowledge. This will prove a significant step for a welfare and prosperous state.”
Meanwhile Hurriyat (G) also strongly condemned the arresting of pro-freedom leaders including Syed Asiya Andrabi & Fahmeeda Sofi.
Demanding their immediate release and said that “there is no moral or constitutional justification for their detention.”

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