Death of 4 of a family in Kishtwar | Farooq, Omar, Azad anguished over loss of lives

From left to right: Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, Gh Nabi Azad
From left to right: Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, Gh Nabi AzadSpecial arrangement

Srinagar: National Conference President and Member of the Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Thursday expressed profound grief over the tragic death of four members of a tribal nomadic family in a mishap in Kishtwar district as a result of a massive pine tree falling on their tent.

In their condolence message, they expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the bereaved families, seeking all possible assistance for the next of kin of the deceased.

Chairman Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP) Ghulam Nabi Azad expressed condolence over the loss of lives of four members of Bakerwal family after a tree fell on their tent in Kishtwar area.

In a statement, Azad lauded the efforts of locals for launching immediate rescue operation and directed senior party leaders to supervise the rescue work.

“DPAP Vice-Chairman G M Saroori personally monitored the situation and also visited the injured in hospital,”he said.

Azad urged the administration to provide all possible support and compensation to the bereaved families.

Four members of a Bakerwal family were killed after a tree fell on their makeshift tent in Bahlna forests in Kishtwar district last night.

Azad also prayed for the speedy recovery of 11 passengers who were injured in a bus accident in Lakhanpur area of Kathua district on Thursday.

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