Diarrhea outbreak in Kupwara

District admin orders cleaning of water sources, filtration plants

Taking cognizance of recent reports of diarrhea outbreak in Jaggarpora, Kawari areas of Handwara tehsil, the district magistrate (DM) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir has issued strict directions to the department concerned for desilting and cleaning of all filtration plants, service reservoirs and springs in the area. For this purpose, the superintending engineer hydraulic Kupwara has been directed to ensure desilting/cleaning of all such existing sources within next 15 days.