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Kupwara taxi driver’s killing: ‘Our blood being spilled mercilessly’, says Mirwaiz

Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said that the army killed a “poor” taxi driver from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in “cold blood”, a charge denied by the army.

In a tweet, Mirwaiz said that the “poor taxi driver was killed by the army while taking an ailing patient to a hospital.”

“Asif Iqbal a poor taxi driver from Kupwara killed in Cold Blood by Army while taking an Ailing patient to hospital & then labelled as a case of “mistaken identity” by the killers! How long will R (our) blood be spilled mercilessly with impunity? we r (are) not even allowed to protest such barbarism!” he tweeted.

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