Governor, Omar express grief

Srinagar, Jul 15: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the loss of lives in an unfortunate hill slide incident at Siar Baba Waterfall in Reasi District. He has conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved families.
On being informed about the accident Governor directed Dheeraj Gupta, CEO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, to make immediate arrangements for all the injured persons being taken to the Shrine Board’s Super Speciality Hospital at Kakryal.
Later Gupta, CEO, informed the Governor, who is Chairman of the Shrine Board, that 31 injured persons were receiving treatment at the Hospital, of whom 3 were critical. Governor asked CEO to ensure that the cost of the entire treatment provided to the injured was borne by the Shrine Board.
Meanwhile, J&K National Conference Vice President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed deep grief and shock over the death of several persons in a tragic landslide incident at Sehar Baba in Reasi district of the Jammu region. “My heart goes out to all those who lost their dear ones in the tragic incident”, Omar Abdullah said and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families. He also prayed for peace to the departed souls and strength to bereaved families for bearing their irreparable loss. He wished immediate recovery to the injured.
Provincial President Devender Singh Rana also expressed grief over the tragedy and prayed for peace to the departed souls. He conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.
Rana also spoke to senior officers in the administration and sought specialized treatment of all those injured.
District President National Conference Reasi, Babu Jagjivan Lal, in a message, expressed deep sorrow and anguish over the incident and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.