February 2002 News

Hurriyat condemns Rajouri massacre as anti-Islamic

18 February 2002
The Times of India

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Monday termed the massacre of eight Hindus in Jammu region''s Rajouri district on Sunday as ''inhuman and anti- Islamic'' and demanded an impartial international probe to unravel the ''mysterious hand'' behind the killings. In a statement here, the Hurriyat said ''these type of incidents are engineered to malign the on-going freedom struggle in the state.''It demanded an impartial international probe into the killings to unravel the ''mysterious hand'' behind the carnage.In a major strike, suspected Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants on Sunday gunned down eight Hindus, including five children and two women, in sleep in a remote village in Rajouri district.

 

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