SRINAGAR, DEC 21 : Restrictions were imposed on Friday in Pulwama and adjoining areas to foil protests against the recent civilian killings in which 7 people were killed by security force. The district observed a shutdown for the seventh consecutive day against the killing.
According to the reports authorities have put in place heavy deployment of police and CRPF personnel to enforce the restrictions.
Coordination Committee Pulwama had called for a protest after Friday prayers after which a memorandum-demanding inquiry into the killings would be submitted to Deputy Commissioner Pulwama.
The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) while condemning the Pulwama Civilian Killings, in a statement, called it a ‘wicked terrorist act’.
In a statement, the OIC said, “The OIC General Secretariat condemned this terrorist act and called upon the international community to play its role in order to reach a just and lasting solution to the conflict in Kashmir, in accordance with the relevant international resolutions adopted by the OIC and the UN Security Council, and fulfill the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.”
National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah while reacting on the killings had said that it is a massacre and there is no other way to describe it.