Dr Farooq, Omar, other NC leaders condemn Rajouri grenade attack

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Srinagar, Aug 14 : Former Chief Ministers Dr Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and other senior leaders of National Conference (NC) on Saturday unequivocally condemned the ghastly killing of a 2 year-old-child in a grenade attack by militants on BJP leader Jasbir Singh’s house in Rajouri in Jammu region.

Expressing sympathies with the bereaved, NC president Dr Farooq said, “I condemn the attack in strongest possible terms. Violence in all its forms and manifestations brings countless miseries to people. I express my unison within the bereaved family; pray for strength to bear this inconsolable loss and fast recovery to all the others who have sustained injuries in this despicable act of violence”.

Denouncing the attack NC vice president Omar Abdullah said, “I condemn the heinous and despicable act that shows contempt for innocent lives. The vicious circle of violence must stop now. The perpetrators of the attack must be held accountable and be brought to justice,” he said.

In a statement here today a number of other NC have also condemned the attack in unequivocal terms and sought an inquiry into the incident. The functionaries have expressed in unison with the kith and kin of the victims praying for peace to the deceased minor and speedy recovery to the injured.


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