APHC Takes Exception To State Terrorism
12 March 2007
Associated Press of Pakistan
Islamabad: In occupied Kashmir All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) in its extra-ordinary session in Srinagar took strong exception to Indian troops' acts of state terrorism in Naibugh and Aripal areas of Tral. The troops had martyred five Kashmiri youth besides destroying eight residential structures in these areas on Sunday. The APHC session, presided over by the Hurriyat Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, condemned in strong terms Indian troops' crackdown operations during which they had also plundered local people's household objects and arrested 65-year old father of a martyred youth under the draconian Public Safety Act, KMS reported. The APHC urged India to pullout its troops from the occupied territory. Earlier, a three-member delegation of the APHC visited Naibugh and Aripal areas to express solidarity with the martyrs' bereaved families. Talking to the local people, the APHC leaders reiterated Kashmiris' pledge to continue their struggle to its logical end.