Wish to see Kashmir free: says Shoaib Akhtar
Srinagar, Apr 07: Former Pakistani speedster Shoaib Akhtar on Saturday said he yearns to hear news of “free Kashmir in his lifetime” as he his “heart bleeds for loss of innocent life”.
Saying that his heart bleeds for humanity and loss of innocent lives, the former cricketer wrote on Twitter: “Finally Salman gets a relief from honourable court I wish 1 day in my life time i get a news of Kashmir Palestine Yemen Afghanistan & all the troubled area of the world are free bcoz my heart bleeds for humanity & loss of innocent life ..”.
In another tweet, Akhtar urged youth of both the countries India and Pakistan to ask their respective authorities that why they have not been able to solve their issues despite passing of more than 70 years.
Both side of youth need to stand up for India & Pak relationship & ask authorities a right & difficult questions that why we haven’t even able to sort out our pending issues for last 70 years I ask you are you ready to live another 70 year of your lives with this hatred
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) April 7, 2018
“Both side of youth need to stand up for India & Pak relationship & ask authorities a right & difficult questions that why we haven’t even able to sort out our pending issues for last 70 years I ask you are you ready to live another 70 year of your lives with this hatred,” wrote Akhtar.
Akhtar’s tweets come just days after former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi took to Twitter to express anguish over what he said appalling and worrisome situation in Kashmir.
Afridi has tweeted to react against the killings of 17 Kashmiris, including 13 militants and four civilians, in clashes with the government forces in twin districts of Shopian and Anantnag in south Kashmir on April 01, 2018.
“Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self-determination & independence. Wonder where is the @UN & other int bodies & why aren’t they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?” tweeted Afridi.