Omar condemns ‘indiscriminate use of force’ against photojournalists | KNO

Says indiscriminate use of force, without accountability, will always be counterproductive
Omar condemns ‘indiscriminate use of force’ against photojournalists | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, January 22 (KNO): Former chief minister and National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the ‘indiscriminate use of force' against the photojournalists today in Shopian, terming the reports as ‘unfortunate’. According to KNO, Omar in a tweet said that the indiscriminate use of force without any accountability will always be counterproductive. "Highly unfortunate reports about journalists injured, including some with pellet injuries, while covering clashes in South Kashmir. I condemn this incident. The indiscriminate use of force, often without any accountability, will always be counterproductive," Abdullah tweeted. Earlier, four photojournalists were injured in a forces action in Shopian while they were covering their professional duties during a gunfight in which three militants were killed.(KNO)