Governor, Farooq, Omar condemn attack

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Jammu, Mar 7: Governor Satya Pal Malik has strongly condemned a grenade attack at the Bus Stand in Jammu district.
In a message, Governor has expressed deep shock and anguish on the cowardly attack at Jammu Bus Stand in which a person lost his life and several others were injured. He has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and also wished speedy recovery to those injured.
Governor has directed the Administration to provide best medical assistance to the injured in the attack and called upon all the concerned agencies to ensure that those responsible for this dreadful act are brought to justice and law and order is maintained in the State.
Governor announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased and Rs. 20,000 each to those injured in the accident.
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah on Thursday strongly condemned the civilian killing in a blast that took place at Jammu bus stand.
While expressing grief Dr Farooq Abdullah said, “it is a tragic incident of violence. I am deeply saddened by the causality and injuries to many. I urge the incumbent administration to provide the best of medical treatment to the injured. I also pray for the speedy recovery of the injured and strength to those who have lost their loved one in the incident.”
Omar Abdullah in his message said that terrorism has no religion. “I strongly condemn the incident. Violence has no place in today’s world. Such incidents should not deflect us from the cherished ideals of inter-communal harmony. I pray for the injured in today’s grenade attack. I also extend my sympathies to the family who has lost its loved one in the incident.”
Among other party’s general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani have also condemned the incident in strongest terms. The leaders have also prayed for the fast recovery of the injured.

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