Hailstorm causes ruin in North Kashmir's Rafiabad

AP leader urges LG to immediate compensate Fruit growers

Baramulla 14 May (KNS): The hailstorm hits Rafiabad and its adjacent areas late afternoon which cause massive damage to the orchards and destroyed completely Apple, standing and other fruit crops.
In a statement, issued to Kashmir news service (KNS) former MLA Rafiabad and Apni party leader Yawar Dilawar mir stated that the fruit growers, as well as farmers, were already in distress due to earlier loss in crops.

The unprecedented hailstorm has resulted in a huge loss in the area, mostly in Chijama, Rohama, Tragpora, Hadipora, Reban, Soinan, Rawoocha and more villages of the same.

Mir urged LG Manoj Sinha, District administration and Director horticulture, to assess the losses and sanction sufficient compensation to affected fruit growers and farmers, as it was the only source of livelihood for them. (KNS)

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