Mirwaiz expresses sorrow over Tsunami in Indonesia
Srinagar, Oct 03: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq expressed his profound sorrow over the deadly Tsunami in Indonesia that left hundreds dead and property worth billions damaged. In a statement issued to media, Mirwaiz extended solidarity with the government and the people of Indonesia in this hour of grief. While extending solidarity and sympathy with those who lost their loved ones in the earthquake, Mirwaiz prayed to Almighty to give courage to the Indonesian nation to face this challenge. Mirwaiz said that people of Kashmir, who bore the brunt of deadly quake in 2005, can understand the pain and sufferings of people of Indonesia as being the sufferers of nature’s fury themselves. Meanwhile, Hurriyat (M) termed the setting up of Army camp in Redwani area of Kulgam as ‘a matter of concern.’ “Because of the new camp, people living in 2000 houses, will have to live in a constant fear every day and night and that the camp should be immediately removed or else people would be left with the no option other than to migrate,” Hurriyat (M) said. Hurriyat (M) condemned the nocturnal raids in Tral and Hajin areas followed by arrests of innocent youth and harassment of the entire population terming it ‘completely unjustified’.