Visits families of slain cops in Kulgam
Srinagar, May 03: As the situation in the Kashmir Valley continues to be fragile, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today appealed youth to help in progress and development of the state.
“I appeal to the youth that this land belongs to you, work for its progress and prosperity. And help us to save it from being destructed,” Mehbooba told reporters in Kulgam after paying condolence visit to the families of the five policemen who were killed in an attack by militants on Monday.
“Seven poor men who had left their homes to earn their livelihood and protect their money of people deposited in the banks. But to kill them with such injustice is the biggest misfortune for this nation,” the chief minister said, according to KNS Correspondent.
“What are we achieving from this destruction, looting and murders? We are destroying the assets of the state. Students are not being allowed to go to schools,” she said.
“Banks where poor people deposit their money are being looted,” she said.
Five policemen and two security guards were killed in an attack on cash van of JK bank in Kulgam on Monday. Yesterday, DGP Dr S P Vaid had visited the families of the slain cops and private security guards. (KNS)