OIC terms Indian atrocities in Kashmir as ‘wicked terrorist act’
The Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) has termed the ongoing killing of innocent, unarmed Kashmiris by Indian forces as a ‘wicked, terrorist act’ in a statement on Monday.
The statement comes hours after Indian authorities imposed a curfew-like restrictions across Srinagar and adjoining areas to prevent a march towards the Indian army headquarters in Badami Bagh, Srinagar.
After eight civilians were massacred and multiple injured, Kashmiri politicians sent out an “SOS to humanity”, triggering a call from Pakistan to the international community to play its role in putting an end to Indian barbarianism.
The OIC called upon the international community to play its role in order to reach a just and lasting solution to the conflict in Kashmir, in accordance with the relevant international resolutions adopted by the OIC and the UN Security Council, and fulfill the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
“The General Secretariat expressed condolences to the families of the innocent victims who lost their lives as a result of this wicked terrorist act and wished the wounded prompt recovery,” read the OIC’s statement.
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat had earlier claimed that Kashmiri civilians who pelted stones were ‘ground workers of terrorists’ and that Pakistan would have to become a secular state if it wanted to co-exist with India peacefully.