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Terrorists in J&K are martyrs: PDP MLA

Terrorists in J&K are martyrs: PDP MLA

New Delhi: Aijaz Ahmed Pir, a People's Democratic Party (PDP) MLA, courted controversy on Thursday by saying terrorist in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are martyrs.

While speaking to the media, Pir said that many militants active in the state are minors and are not aware of the consequence of their actions. 'We should not celebrate the killing of terrorist, it is our collective failure'.

However, his comment drew a sharp reaction from BJP which is in alliance with PDP in the state. 'Terrorists and separatists are enemies of Kashmir, Kashmiris, development and peace. How can they be someone's brother, asked union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

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