Our unequivocal condemnation of the completely unwarranted use of force, including pellets, against Muharram mourners. This unprecedented crack down goes against all norms that a civilised society would expect.Omar Abdullah, former CM, jammu kashmir
JKNC, Official account of the Jammu Kashmir National Conference :
Showering Pellets on Muharram Mourners a new low: NC
Condemns use of brute force on people observing Youm-e-Ashura Demands police action against those trying to give a communal angle to the incident.
Full statement here: