Srinagar,July 1: Former Pakistan cricket team skipper Shahid Afridi who is known to be vocal and has every now and then raised the issue of Kashmir has once again racked up the issue.
Afridi who sometime back was in news first for his speach during his visit to Muzafferabad – Pakistan side of Kashmir and then for being tested Postive for COVID-19 has this time tweeted the picture of three year old boy from Kashmir whose grandfather was killed in cross firing between Militants and security forces on Wednesday morning at Sopore, North Kashmir area of J&K, India.
“A child caught up between his grandfather’s bullet-riddled body and the gun-weilding soldiers. No image can describe the plight of Kashmiris with such grim precision, ” Afridi Tweeted.
Besides the civilian, identified as 60-year-old Bashir Ahmad Khan, a CRPF trooper was also killed and three others wounded in the attack that took place today morning in Model Town area.
Khan, as per reports , had left from his Mustafa Abad residence for Sopore along with his three-year-old grandson for work today morning.
A photo of a young boy sitting on a man’s body, his white shirt soaked with blood, was widely circulated on social media.
While family members of deceased have blamed security forces for the killing, both the Police and the CRPF have denied the allegations and instead blamed the militants for Khan’s death.