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Burhan Wani's killing won't end militancy in Valley: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Today Said Hizb Commander Burhan Wani’s Killing Will Not End Militancy In The Valley And Asserted The Political Problems Needs A Political Solution.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Jul 2016, 11:58:41 PM


Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said Hizb commander Burhan Wani’s killing will not end militancy in the Valley and asserted the political problems needs a political solution.

“Alas Burhan isn’t the 1st to pick up the gun & won’t be the last. @JKNC_has always maintained that a political problem needs pol. Solution (sic),” the working president of opposition National Conference (NC), tweeted.

Omar said Wani’s killing is a “big news”, but warned of “some tense days” ahead in the Valley.

“If this (news of Wani’s killing) is confirmed its big news & will also mean some tense days in parts of the valley (sic),” he said.

The former Chief Minister also said he does not recall any militancy incident attributed to Wani while he was in office.

“For all Burhan’s social media activity I don’t recall any militancy incident attributed to him while I was in office.  Not sure after that,” he said.

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First Published : 08 Jul 2016, 11:56:00 PM

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