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Ghulam Nabi Azad grieved over loss of lives in Kishtwar accident


Srinagar, May 24: Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP) Chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed shock and grief over the loss of lives in a tragic road accident in Kishtwar.

In a condolence message, Azad said: “I send my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved families and wish those injured a speedy recovery.”

Seven labourers were killed and two others injured, one of them seriously, when the vehicle carrying them to under construction dam site in Dachan tehsil of Kishtwar fell into a deep gorge. The accident took place in remote Dangdooru village.

Azad has urged upon LG administration to issue instructions for repairing of dilapidated roads in Peerpanjal and Chenab Valley without any further delay.

He has also urged upon the administration to provide compensation to the next of kin of those killed in accident and those who got injured in this tragic road accident.

Azad has prayed for speedy recovery of injured persons.