Altaf Bukhari grieved over loss of lives in Kishtiwar road Mishap

‘Demand ex gratia relief to the bereaved families’

‘Demand ex gratia relief to the bereaved families’

SRINAGAR, February 03:(KNS)  Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Thursday expressed profound grief over the loss of precious lives in Kishtiwar road mishap wherein five persons were dead as an Eco van rolled down into a deep gorge.

In a statement issued here, Bukhari termed the hapless road accident as extremely unfortunate while raising concerns over the startling increase in the number of road accidents on high-altitude roads.

“The administration must ensure that the vehicle drivers strictly follow the requisite traffic schedules and guidelines in letter and spirit so that such heart-rending mishaps can be positively avoided,” he said.

Bukhari also demanded a thorough investigation with regards to the abnormal spike in such accidents that pose a great threat to the lives of commuters besides constituting special checking squads at these roads whose presence will further strengthen the necessary road safety.

“He appeals to the Lt. Governor-led administration to take appropriate measures with regard to maintaining the safety of  passengers to avoid further loss of human lives.,” he stressed.

 Mr.Bukhari also demanded an adequate ex gratia for the bereaved families at an earliest. He prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls and speedy recovery of the injured.(KNS

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