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Congress condemns assault on photojournalists


Srinagar, Jan 22 (KNS): Strongly condemning the incident of assault on photojournalists during the protests in Heff Shirmal Shopian, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) while expressing anguish, condemned the incident in strongest words.
In a statement issued to KNS, State Congress President G.A. Mir has described the attack on photojournalists as unacceptable, deplorable, and extremely unfortunate, saying that the Journalists were performing their legitimate duties, the assault on them amounts to curbing freedom of press.
“I express my serious concern over this unfortunate incident and pray for speedy recovery of the injured journalists, but at the same time, I emphasize State Government to investigate the matter to fix responsibility of this unfortunate incident,” G.A. Mir said. (KNS)