Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Army chief Bajwa pay tribute to Burhan Wani on death anniversary

"Sacrifices of #BurhanWani & generations against Indian atrocities are a testimony of their resolve," Pakistan Army spokesperson Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor quoted Gen Bajwa as saying on Twitter.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Updated: July 8, 2017 10:33 pm
pakistan, pakistan general, pakistan pm, nawaz sharif, pm nawaz sharif, indian express, india news, pakistan general Sharif in a message on the first anniversary of Wani’s death said that India cannot suppress the voice of the people of Kashmir through brute force. (Photo: Reuters)

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday paid tributes to militant commander Burhan Wani, saying his death “infused a new spirit in the struggle for freedom” in the Kashmir Valley. Sharif in a message on the first anniversary of Wani’s death said that India cannot suppress the voice of the people of Kashmir through brute force.

Wani was the commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, responsible for several attacks against security personnel in Kashmir. “The blood rendered by Burhan Muzaffar Wani has infused a new spirit in the freedom movement. The Kashmiri people are steadfast to take their movement to logical conclusion,” Sharif said.

He reiterated Pakistan’s political, diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiris for their right to self-determination. He also emphasised the need for implementing the United Nations resolutions on Kashmir and asked India to accept their right of self-determination of Kashmiris. Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa also praised the militant commander.

“Sacrifices of #BurhanWani & generations against Indian atrocities are a testimony of their resolve,” Pakistan Army spokesperson Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor quoted Gen Bajwa as saying on Twitter.

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    Atmaram Sawant
    Jul 9, 2017 at 5:45 am
    The picture is old. Why Rahil Sharif in uniform?
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      l s
      Jul 9, 2017 at 5:41 am
      Foolish pakistani citizens. They attend the anniversary of a dead terrorist, and then they say that they are trying to root out terrorism from their country. They are indirectly laughing at the world and doing what they want to. ARE YOU WATCHING Mr TRUMPH ???? It is your money that they are doing all this with. Then the U S A say.s that Pak is doing a lot to counter terrorism. They are worse than North Korea.
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      1. Basudeb Dey
        Jul 9, 2017 at 5:26 am
        Super Terrorist Pakistan pays tribe to another terrorist Burhan Wani.
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          Lovely
          Jul 9, 2017 at 4:58 am
          Is it a news? Now poor Kashmiri jihadis will die more in numbers. Your paper is just inciting sentiments.
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          1. Ashok Kumar H
            Jul 9, 2017 at 2:38 am
            Indira Gandhi cut Pakistan into two pieces in 1971 war. Now Modi Ji will cut the Pakistan into 4 pieces if support to terrorism is not stopped.
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              lafanga
              Jul 9, 2017 at 4:45 am
              That was 1971 when India just snuck into East Pakistan and sucker punched Pakistan. This is 2017. Modi tried but Kulbushan got caught with his dhoti down in Baluchistan. It's not the same game as 1971.
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                Lovely
                Jul 9, 2017 at 4:55 am
                Lafanga, but economy of Phak will go to heavenly abode. According eco stats if Phak goes to war the economy will collapse in three days. Only China and Saudi begging bowl be available to sustain your population.If war erupts between Phak and India it may be final one for Phak
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                  SATISH
                  Jul 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm
                  Lafanga, you will become la fa n g a - if you do keep eating pig at porkistan. If you meddle with India, your god knows how many pieces you your country would be.....
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                  Dipak
                  Jul 9, 2017 at 5:15 am
                  No, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto cut Pakistan in two pieces for his hunger for power. Indira just helped the cause. Modi falls in all together in special category. He can but he will not cut Pakistan in pieces. Instead, he will get rid of Pakistani Terrorist Military and Mullahs and bring peace in Pakistan followed by progress.
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                    Arun
                    Jul 9, 2017 at 5:04 pm
                    Very interesting, if war erupted between India and Pakistan, India will be at loss. Apart from Nuclear nukes, Pakistan has missiles which can hit Bombay and Kolkata. India will be wiped of the world map before any thing happen to Pakistan.....
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                  2. Basudeb Dey
                    Jul 9, 2017 at 5:33 am
                    Super Terrorist Pakistan pays tribute to another terrorist Burhan Wani.
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