Geelani,. Mirwaiz grieved over loss of lives in Nepal

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Offering condolences to the people of Nepal as well as India who have suffered losses, human as well as physical,   chairmen of both the factions of Huriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said people of Jammu and Kashmir express solidarity with the affected people.

In part handouts issued to KNS, Geelani and Mirwaiz said people of Jammu and Kashmir have witnessed a similar kind of turbulence in 2005 earth quake and the ravaging floods of September last year. The duo said they share the grief and sorrow of the affected people at this hour of great loss.

Meanwhile, Javid Ahmad Shah, brother of Hurriyat (M) spokesperson Shahid-ul-Islam is missing in Nepal, after deadly earthquake hit the country Saturday morning.

According to Shahid-ul-Islam his brother is residing in Kathmandu from past many years and since the earthquake hit the country, his cell phone is switched off.

“There is no contact with him since then,” a visibly disturbed Shahid said.

Dozens of Kashmiri families whose kith and kin are residing in different parts of Nepal, for business purposes are disturbed.

A massive earthquake hit Nepal, early today killing more than 450 people and damaging hundreds of buildings including some world known historical heritage sites.

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