On 2005 earthquake anniversary, JKLF calls for introspection

“8th October is a day of introspection for the denizens of Jammu Kashmir living across the ceasefire line, LoC, who witnessed a devastating catastrophe on the same day in 2005 when a powerful earthquake,” said Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday.

A JKLF spokesperson in a statement issued to GNS said that the exemplary show of unity, dedication, brotherhood, sacrifice and selflessness displayed by the people of Jammu Kashmir after that devastating earthquake remains a glowing page of our history.

While praying for all those who lost their lives in that devastating catastrophe, the spokesperson prayed to Allah Almighty to save the nation of Jammu Kashmir, Muslim Ummah and rest of the world from such devastations.

Meanwhile, JKLF has expressed shock and grief over the accident at Banihal Ramban road in which dozens of people lost their lives and many got severely injured.

On the instructions of JKLF incarcerated chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, a party delegation comprising Moulana Muhammad Yakoob Rabbani and Shams ud din Rahi visited the families of all deceased in accident and delivered condolences from JKLF chairman to them.

A social figure of Banihal Abdul Gani Tantaray also accompanied the delegation.


The delegation prayed for heavenly abode of all the deceased and for the speedy recovery of those injured.

Yasin Malik was arrested by police on October 2 and remains lodged at Kothi Bagh police station along with JKLF vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi who was arrested last night.

Malik also expressed his heartfelt grief over the death of Malik Abdul Majeed of Lal Bazar who after a brief illness breathed his last yesterday.

The deceased was the brother-in-law of senior JKLF leader Javed Ahmad Zargar. Malik while praying for the heavenly abode of the deceased, expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. (GNS)

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