Srinagar: A team of leaders of the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Sunday visited the bereaved family of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru at Sopore in Baramulla district of Kashmir.
"A delegation of Hurriyat leaders including Musadiq Adil, GN Zaki and Farooq Ahmad Tawhedi met the family members of Guru after they were successful in breaking the cordon thrown by the government around his house," a spokesman of the amalgam said.
The delegation had to take a boat to cross the Jhelum river and reach Guru`s house at Jagir in Sopore, he said.
The delegation expressed their sympathies with the bereaved family, relatives and people of the area, the spokesman said.
"The delegation paid tributes to Guru and saluted his courage, bravery, and sacrifice. The delegates told the family that Guru has become a symbol of the Kashmiri freedom struggle," he added.