KCCI delegation visits Mujgund gunfight site, urge biz community to help victims of violence

Srinagar: A joint delegation of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the KCC&I Relief Trust led by Senior Vice President, Nasir Hamid Khan and Rauf Ahmad Punjabi, Trustee on Wednesday visited Mujgund for an on spot assessment of losses caused to the residential houses during the gunfight which took place there recently.

KCCI in a statement said that around eight houses are razed to the ground and nine families stand dislocated. All household goods are damaged beyond repair. In view of the harsh weather conditions, a social and humanitarian crisis is imminent.

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“In line with the declared policy of the KCC&I to support victims of violence and who have suffered and continue to suffer under adverse prevailing conditions to the extent it is possible, the KCC&I Relief Trust urges all members of the business fraternity to come forward in this hour of distress and join hands to provide shelter and basic necessities to the innocent victims,” the statement added.

The statement also informed that those wishing to help by way of materials and goods may contact Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon, Treasurer, KCC&I or the office of the KCC&I.

“With the view of organizing relief and rehabilitation in an efficient manner, we also appeal to other Trust’s and NGO’s to coordinate with Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Pakhtoon at the official address of the KCC&I situated at Residency Road, Srinagar.”


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