Pak PM Imran Khan presses for plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir
Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again targeted India by raking up the Kashmir issue. His tweet on Sunday, on the recent incident of death of civilians, who allegedly pelted stones at the Indian forces in Phulwama stated that he would take up the matter with the United Nations.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader alleged Indian of violating Human Rights and added that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) must now fulfill its commitment of a plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Strongly condemn the killing of innocent Kashmiri civilians in Pulwama IOK by Indian security forces. Only dialogue & not violence & killings will resolve this conflict. We will raise issue of India’s human rights violations in IOK & demand UNSC fulfil its J&K plebiscite commitment,” said Imran Khan.
Condemning the recent encounter in Pulwama, which was carried out by a joint team of Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police, the Pakistani Prime Minister said that “Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future”.
As the encounter began in Sirnoo village in Pulwama district on Saturday, there were reports of some locals protesting against the same and pelting stones on forces. The forces had to resort to tear-gas shelling and open fire to control the protesters, which allegedly resulted in deaths of at least seven civilians.