Srinagar, August 21: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the loss of lives in a tragic accident in which a vehicle carrying Machail Yatra pilgrims rolled down into Chenab river in Kishtwar district. Conveying his sincere sympathy to the next of kin of the deceased passengers he has wished speedyrecovery to those injured in the accident. Governor has issued directions to the Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar to ensure immediate medical treatment to the injured.
Governor, who has repeatedly expressed concern over recurring road accidents, has today directed Divisional Commissioners Kashmir and Jammu to ensure that the Deputy Commissioners hold immediate meetings of the District Road Safety Committees and he shall chair a meeting this Saturday to review causes of recurring fatal accidents.