Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed deep shock over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani and other civilians and condemned the excessive and unlawful use of force against innocent people in Indian-administered Kashmir. Nawaz Sharif, who recently returned from London after an open-heart surgery, came out with a late night statement condemning the action of Indian security forces in Kashmir.


Nawaz Sharif’s office said in the statement, “The Prime Minister of Pakistan has expressed his deep shock at the killing of Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani and many other civilians by the Indian military and paramilitary forces.”

“Unarmed Kashmiris cannot be deterred from their struggle for self-determination,” According to ANI Nawaz Sharif as saying. The Pakistan prime minister also called on the Indian government to fulfil “human rights obligations” under the UNSC resolutions.

Nawaz Sharif also said such oppressive measures could not stop the people of Jammu and Kashmir from going forward with their demand of “exercising their right to self-determination in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.”