The Joint Resistance Leadership has called for protests after Friday prayers against the “target killing” of a civilian in Kakapora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, the leadership condemned the killing of the civilian following the death of three militants in an encounter with forces.
The leadership dubbed as “genocide” the “target killing” of a civilian and injuring of over 40 persons during the clashes with government forces. They said that a spike in civilian killings has been witnessed after the threat issued by Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat. “Forces personnel have been provided with a license to carry out the killings,” they said.