Islamabad (Staff Report /Agencies): Prime Minister Imran Khan has strongly condemned the new wave of killings of innocent Kashmiris by Indian security forces in Occupied Kashmir.
In a tweet message on Monday, the PM said it is time India realised that it must move to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue in accordance with the United Nations Security Council's resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people.
Strongly condemn the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris in IOK by Indian security forces. It is time India realised it must move to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue in accordance with the UN SC resolutions & the wishes of the Kashmiri people.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 22, 2018
On Sunday, ten Kashmiris were martyred and more 50 others were wounded in clashes with Indian forces in Kulgam district of occupied Kashmir.
Meanwhile, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has reaffirmed Pakistan's unflinching political, diplomatic and moral support to the people of Kashmir for realizing their right to self-determination.
In a statement issued on Monday, the information minister strongly condemned the ongoing barbarism and bloodshed in occupied Kashmir by the Indian security forces, terming it a black spot on the conscience of United Nations.
Fawad regretted that the people of Kashmir are facing Indian brutalities due to the failure of the world body in providing their right to self-determination.
He said that the ever increasing Indian repression in occupied Kashmir in itself is a confession of defeat by India.
Meanwhile, the Kashmiris are observing a strike across the occupied valley against the atrocities of the Indian forces. Schools, stores and business are closed in occupied Kashmir as the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik called for a complete shutdown.
The cellular phone services were suspended in the area as protests spread whereas police used tear gas to disperse crowds in Srinagar.