Governor expresses grief over killing of five forces personnel in Pulwama gunfight


Governor Satya Pal Malik has lauded the army, police and paramilitary forces in neutralizing militants in an encounter at Pinglean village of Pulwama.

Governor has expressed grief on the killing of the army and police personnel in the said operation and prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and expressed sympathy and solidarity with family members of the soldiers.

Governor Satya Pal Malik spoke to Brigadier  Harbir Singh, Commander 12 Sector RR, and Amit  Kumar, DIG South Kashmir and their family members and inquired about their well being.

He has wished a speedy recovery to them and other security personnel injured during the operation.

Earlier, Governor had deputed Advisor, Vijay Kumar to visit them in Srinagar and ensure that the best possible medical attention is provided to them and other injured personnel in the incident.

Governor Malik observed that it is a matter of pride for the nation that senior officers from the army and security forces are leading from the front in anti-terror operations.

Governor particularly appreciated Brigadier Harbir Singh who had voluntarily returned from leave to lead this operation.

Governor is also personally monitoring the situation of the students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in various Universities and Colleges across the country.

Governor stated that the Liaison Officers appointed at major locations were found to be very useful and they have taken care of the safety and security of students from the State.


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