Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and the Chairperson of Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen, Zamrooda Habib, have expressed solidarity with senior APHC leader, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, over the martyrdom of his son, Junaid Sehrai.
Indian troops had martyred Junaid Sehrai along with his associate, Tariq Ahmed, and destroyed 17 houses using chemical weapons during a cordon and search operation in Nawakadal area of Srinagar on Tuesday.
On the directives of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq a special delegation of the Hurriyat forum went to the residence of Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and paid tributes to Junaid Sehrai.
The KTK Chairperson, Zamrooda Habib, visited the residence of Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, and eulogized the sacrifice of Junaid Sehrai. On the occasion, she said that the Kashmiri youth were rendering their lives for a sacred cause of freedom and their sacrifices would not go waste.
She also praised the stand and sacrifices of Muhammad Ashraf Sahrai who spent his whole life for freedom of Kashmir. She said Junaid Sehrai’s mother is a symbol of strength and steadfastness and she was consoling those who were coming to pay tributes to her son. She added that it is also a clear message to India that the Kashmiri leadership would continue its struggle till the mission of the martyrs is accomplished and the goal is achieved.
Meanwhile, the Convener of AJK chapter of Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat forum, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, in a statement in Islamabad said that Indian state terrorism would not be able to force the Kashmiris to give up their freedom struggle. He said Kashmir is an internationally recognised dispute and its resolution lies in implementation of the UN resolutions. He also paid rich tributes to Junaid Sehrai.