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Take measures to prevent human rights incidents: Farooq Abdullah to Govt on Poonch killings

Farooq Abdullah.[File Photo]

Poonch: National Conference (NC) President Dr. Farooq Abdullah, who is on a two-day visit to Pir Panjal region Friday visited civilians, injured in the aftermath of Bafliaz attack, at government hospital Rajouri.

Dr Farooq appealed to the government and law enforcement agencies to take concrete and effective measures to prevent recurrence of such incidents of gross human rights violation.

Party’s senior leader Mian Altaf Ahmad, Pir Panjal Zone President Javed Rana and YNC Provincial President Jammu Aijaz Jan accompanied him.

Joined by senior party leaders and a number of party’s local unit functionaries, as per a statement, prayed for swift and complete recovery of all those who have sustained grave injuries in the tragic incident.

Earlier senior party leader Mian Altaf Ahmad and Zone President Pir Panjal Javed Rana visited the bereaved families, whose loved ones were killed in the tragic incident. The duo expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved and prayed for peace to the departed souls.

During his visit to the hospital Dr Farooq made inquiry about the underway treatment being given to the injured in the hospital.

He impressed upon the district administration to ensure best medical treatment to the injured.

Consoling the victim’s families, he strongly condemned the incident and said that there was no place for such incidents in any society.

He also reiterated the party’s demand for an impartial and time bound judicial probe into the incident.

He further said that he will raise this issue in the Parliament and will try his level best to draw the attention of the government towards the incident. (KNO)

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