Pakistan slams Alam’s arrest

April 18, 2015 12:58 am | Updated April 02, 2016 06:17 pm IST - NEW DELHI

Pakistan waded into the protests over the arrest of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam, issuing a statement on Friday night that was bound to evoke a reaction from India.

“Pakistan deplores the brutal use of force by Indian security forces against peaceful and unarmed Kashmiris,” the Foreign Ministry spokesperson replied to a question on the “situation in Kashmir.”

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