India using chemical weapons against Kashmiris: AJK PM

Published: May 2, 2018
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AJK PM Farooq Hiader Khan demands an independent investigation into the matter and gross violation of human rights. PHOTO: FILE

AJK PM Farooq Hiader Khan demands an independent investigation into the matter and gross violation of human rights. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan accused India on Wednesday of using chemical weapons in the Indian occupied Kashmir.

“There are evidences that Indian forces deployed in Kashmir had been using weapons that contain chemical agents in Kashmir,” Khan said during his visit to the office of All Parties Hurriyat Conference in Islamabad.

“We demand an independent investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians in Indian-held Kashmir and gross violation of human rights of Kashmiri people by Indian forces,” PM Haider said.

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Paying glowing tributes to Yaseen Malik, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Shabir Ahamed Shah and others, he said Kashmiri leaders had lived most of their lives behind bars, fighting for their right to self-determination.

Terming Kashmiri people’s struggle as ‘struggle to complete Pakistan’, he said India cannot lessen Kashmiris’ love for Pakistan with coercion and oppression. He alleged that use of chemical weapons is worst kind of persecution that put the lives of entire population in danger.

The AJK prime minister assured the Hurriyat leadership that reinforcing Kashmir liberation struggle would remain the top priority of AJK government and all available resources would be utilised for this purpose.

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The government in the base camp of Kashmir liberation struggle would consult Hurriyat leaders in matters relating to Kashmir freedom movement. The prime minister also assured that problems being faced by the refugees from occupied part of Kashmir would be solved on priority basis.

Earlier, speaking during a TV interview after visiting the Line of Control (LoC), PM Haider said Indian premier Narendra Modi was trying to increase his vote bank by shedding the blood of innocent Kashmiri people. He alleged the BJP government of whipping up ‘jingoistic frenzy’ to get political mileage in India.

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Reader Comments (5)

  • Gagan
    May 3, 2018 - 8:15AM

    If even after this huge allegations nothing happens, then he should quit his postion as a PM on moral grounds.Recommend

  • Raj
    May 3, 2018 - 9:12AM

    Cry cry cry cry cry cry endlessly and profusely. But the world will not listen to you sir as there is no truth in what you say. Terrorists are not to be encouraged but deserve to be killed.Recommend

  • kevin
    May 3, 2018 - 9:18AM

    nothing to deliver………………….Recommend

  • Nithin
    May 3, 2018 - 10:53AM
  • Justin
    May 3, 2018 - 1:51PM

    If a so called PM is giving such baseless statements, whole world will look at Pakistan with negative views, no wonder! Recommend

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