Srinagar, Apr 24 UNI | 3 months ago

Strongly condemning the attack on a polling party by gunmen in south Kashmir Shopian, the Communist Party of India (M) said it was an inhuman act.

In a statement here this afternoon, state secretary of CPI(M) Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has strongly condemned the attack on polling party in Shopian in which one polling officer was killed and five were injured.

Terming the incident as unfortunate and inhuman, he has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased and those injured.

He expressed solidarity with all the mediapersons who were assaulted by police in Kulgam while covering the elections.

Mr Targami strongly condemned attacks on journalists and stressed upon the government to look into their complaints of harassment, while performing their professional duties.

The ruling National Conference (NC) and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have also strongly condemned the attack on poll party.

(Posted on 25-04-2014)