Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah grieved over loss of lives in Kishtwar; pray for positive results in rescue operation

Sagar, Kamal, Rana others also express unison with bereaved families, pray for peace to deceased

Sagar, Kamal, Rana others also express unison with bereaved families, pray for peace to deceased

Srinagar, 28 July (KNS):  The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President, Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the death of seven persons in a Cloudburst that hit Kishtwar’s Honzar Hamlet of Dachan Tehsil.

While expressing grief over the unfortunate incident, Dr Farooq Said, “I am deeply saddened over the loss of lives due to the flash floods caused by a cloud burst in Dachhan Kishtwar. I express my condolences with the bereaved families, whose loved ones were devoured in the catastrophe. My thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time.  I hope the underway rescue operation bears positive results,” he said.

While expressing grief over the incident, Omar Abdullah prayed that those missing are recovered safe and sound. “My deepest sympathies are with the bereaved families. I share the grief of those whose loved ones have lost their precious lives in the mishap.  May those whose valuable lives were devoured in the mishap find peace in the hereafter,” he said.

General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, Additional GS Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial President Devender Singh Rana, Sajad Ahmed Kitcloo, Khalid Najeeb Suharwhardhy, Sajad Shaheen, and Aijaz Jan have also expressed deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the catastrophe. The functionaries prayed for positive results in the underway rescue operation.

Meantime Party’s Senior Leader G R Naaz has expressed grief over the losses to people due to the cloudburst and subsequent flash floods in Aloosa, Halmatpura, and Chichinar hamlets of District Bandipora. While expressing grief over the losses incurred by the people in these areas, Naaz said the incident has played havoc with the standing crops and livestock of the entire populace inhabiting these areas. He stated that the calamity has washed away scores of dwellings and caused severe damages to public properties and mosques in these areas. He impressed upon the district and divisional administration to come to the rescue of affected families by working out a compensation for them at an earliest. Naaz also sought resumption of road connectivity to these areas at an earliest.(KNS)

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