Jammu, Mar 19: Senior National Conference leader and MLA Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed has expressed shock and anguish over the prevailing situation along the LOC in Jammu and Kashmir.
Mian Altaf Ahmed expressed grief over the killing of five members of a family in cross border firing in Mendhar area of poonch district.
In a statement, Altaf condemned the incidents of heavy shelling along the Line of Control particularly in Poonch and Rajouri areas that has affected the people living in the twin districts.
Mian Altaf said that belying the claims of the Centre and well as the state government that necessary steps like construction of underground bunkers, shifting of affected people to safer places by providing them land, the governments have done nothing for the affected people in last three years.
Altaf demanded immediate relief to the affected people and urged the government to act immediately and move them to safer areas to prevent human loss.
Mian Altaf said that the border residents particularly in Poonch and Rajouri areas that are worst sufferers during the present regime of central and state governments. (KNS)