SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President and Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah, and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed grief and anguish over the deaths of several pilgrims in a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine at Katra in Jammu and asked the government to intensify the underway relief efforts for injured.
Condoling the deaths in the stampede, the duo conveyed their condolences to family members of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery of the injured. The duo also sought a thorough inquiry into the unfortunate incident. They also asked the administration to ensure best medical treatment to the injured.
Among others Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Addl General Secretary Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial Presidents Nasir Aslam Wani, Rattan Lal Gupta, Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, YNC PP Jammu Ajaz Jan, Minority Wing President MK Yogi have also condoled the deaths and expressed unison with the bereaved. The functionaries also sought best medical treatment to the injured.