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Qayoom Wani condemns assault on photojournalists in Shopian

Urges Governor Admn to ensure safety, protection of media persons


Srinagar, Jan 23 (KNS): Senior JCC leader and President Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) Ab Qayoom Wani has condemned the assault on photojournalists in Shopian while performing their duties. Wani termed the attack on media persons as unfortunate, unacceptable and shameful and demanded open court inquiry to punish the persons involved in assaulting the media faculty.
In a statement issued to KNS, Wani urged upon the Governor administration to ensure safety and protection of media persons during their professional duties.
EJAC President while strongly condemning the incident called for a strong action against those who were involved in the act of assaulting the media persons. He urged upon the Governor administration to initiate inquiry into the whole incident to punish the forces persons involved in the incident so that such incidents may not occur in future.
Wani showed solidarity with the journalists /media persons in General and with the injured photojournalists in particular and prayed for their speedy recovery.
All the leaders of EJAC have also condemned the shameful act of assaulting photojournalists in Shopian and have showed their sympathy with them. (KNS)