Mirwaiz condemns killing of north Kashmir youth, calls it cowardly
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SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday condemned the killing of 25-year-old Arif Ahmad in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last night.
Mirwaiz, in a tweet, said: “Deeply saddened and strongly condemn the killing of 25 year old Arif Ahmed of sopore by unknown assailants, killing human beings in every form is cowardly and against humanity”.
Ahmad, who was working with a pharmaceutical agency is survived by two brothers and three sisters and a differently-abled father.
His funeral was attended by hundreds of mourners who chanted pro-freedom and pro-Pakistan slogans at his native Younsu village in Handwara.