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Omar, Mehbooba condemn killing of RSS leader in Kishtwar

Srinagar, Apr 9 (UNI) National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned the killing of a RSS leader and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) by identified gunmen in Kishtwar in Jammu region and appealed to the people to maintain calm.
Mr Abdullah, who is the former chief minister of J&K, said there can be no place for targeting political operatives like this. “Unequivocally condemn the brutal murder of Chandrakant & his personal security officer in #Kishtwar today. There can be no place for targeting political operatives like this. I hope the residents of the area will cooperate with the administration & maintain calm,” Mr Abdullah wrote on micro-blogging site twitter.
Urging Governor Satya Pal Malik to initiate a probe into the killing, Ms Mehbooba, who was the chief minister in previous PDP-BJP government, alleged that it appear to part of a bigger plan to incite communal tension.
“Condemn this act of terror. Seems like part of a bigger plan to incite communal tension. Urge @jandkgovernor to initiate a probe & appeal to people of Kishtwar to maintain peace & harmony,” Ms Mehbooba tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Army was called in Kishtwar town, where curfew has been imposed following the killing of the RSS leader.
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