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J&Ok Man Digs Grave For Son Killed In Encounter, Says Waiting For Body

Mushtaq stated he desires to bury his son of their ancestral graveyard.


Four days after his son was burried by police at an undisclosed location in Sonmarg space, a person in south Kashmir’s Pulwama has dug up a second grave hoping to get again the physique of his teenaged son who was killed together with two different youth in a controversial encounter in Srinagar.

The safety forces have claimed that Athar Mushtaq and his “associates” have been terrorists who have been planning a significant terror strike on Srinagar-Baramulla Highway. “We were getting regular inputs that terrorists were planning some major strike. Yesterday, when we received information, we cordoned off the building and appealed to them to surrender. One terrorist tried to come out but his associates inside resorted to firing and threw grenades towards security forces,” stated Major General HS Sahi, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Kilo Force..

But Athar Mushtaq’s household claims that he’s harmless and the encounter staged. “I will wait for the return of his body so that he is buried here in the ancestral graveyard,” stated Mushtaq whereas digging the gravy. 

Athar Mushtaq, a category 11th pupil, was killed together with Zubair Ahmd and Ajaz Ahmad at Lawaypora on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday. Army stated one AK assault rifle and two pistols have been recovered from the location of the encounter.

The military additionally stated that they got supply to give up throughout the anti-terror operaton, however they ignored the supply and resorted to firing and threw grenades on safety forces.

The households of the youths, nevertheless, allege that it was staged encounter. Two of the killed youth belong police households. 24-year-old Aijaz is son of a police head constable and two brothers of 22-year-old Zubair are additionally policemen.

Aijaz’s household has claimed that he was on full mattress relaxation for over a month as he was affected by critical again downside.


The police haven’t been constant of their statements on the encounter. In the primary assertion, police distanced itself from encounter and stated that they had no report of the three being listed as terrorists. But two days later they claimed that the three youths have been certainly “terrorist associates”. A spokesman of police added that ” police are investigating the case from all angles”

The Srinagar encounter happened days after the police filed a chargesheet in opposition to an Army Captain and two others for killing three labourers in Shopian and handed them as Pakistani terrorists in July. A court docket of inquiry ordered by the Army has additionally indicted its troopers for killing the harmless males.

After encounter locals and household had allege that harmless individuals have been killed however Army and police denied allegations. The three cousins from Rajouri had come to Shopian in July to work as labourers. They have been picked up from a rented lodging and killed in a staged encounter in an an Apple orchard.

After “encounter” a Brigadier of Army had claimed that killed terrorists have been planning a significant terror strike in Shopian. He additionally claimed restoration of weapons on the web site of encounter. The investigation later discovered that weapons have been planted by the troops on the our bodies of three labourers to justify killings and move them off as terrorists.

After a protracted and painful wait, the our bodies of three males have been lastly exhumed and handed over to the household in October.

In final one yr, round 200 terrorists have been killed by safety forces in Kashmir. Some of them have been simply someday or every week outdated terrorist recruits. But that is the second time in final six months when households of these killed in encounter have contradicted safety forces declare and alleged that harmless youth have been killed and handed off as terrorists.

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