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Home Minister assures MP Fayaz restoration of peace and order, end to civilian killings in Kashmir


Srinagar, Dec 19 (KNS): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured Peoples Democratic Party (PDP's) Rajya Sabha member from north Kashmir Mir Mohammad Fayaz that government forces in Jammu amd Kashmir have been directed to take all necessary steps for avoiding colateral damage during and after the encounters so that civilians are not killed in clashes.
As per Kashmir News Service (KNS), Home Minister tendered the assurance to member parliament Mir Mohammad Fayaz when he called on him in the parliament building Wednesday morning. Rajnath Singh told him that the central government is in constant touch with the Governor's administration and the state government has been asked to ensure restoration of peace and order in short time in the state.
The member parliament told the Home Minister that situation is slipping out of the hands of the state government after the conduct of municipal and panchayat elections in the state. (KNS)