JKYF, Infaq Foundation distribute relief among Gurez fire victims

Srinagar, Dec 17: J&K Yateem Foundation (JKYF) Friday distributed relief kits among 10 families comprising more than 70 persons who were recently affected due to a massive blaze at Kilshey Tetri village of Tulail in the Gurez area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

A statement of JKYF issued here said that the villages are situated along the Line of Control (LoC), around 170 km from Srinagar

It said that the relief kits included wheat bran, pelleted feed, grocery items, blankets, school bags with stationery items, and three vehicles of cattle fodder.

An amount of about Rs 2 lakh was spent for the arrangement of relief kits, the statement said.

Besides, clothing including sweaters and other woolen apparel were distributed among the affected people that had been donated by philanthropists.

The relief operation was carried out in collaboration with Srinagar-based ‘Infaq Foundation’ while the Baramulla-based WhatsApp group also pooled its resources for the relief activity in the area in terms of school bags and stationery items.

Chairman JKYF Muhammad Ahsan Rather commended the Bandipora unit for carrying out the relief operation in the remote area with dedication and commitment.

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