A day after the attack on a paramilitary convoy in south Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) while expressing grief over the killing of CRPF men, have sought the safety and security of the People living outside the state.
The members of the trade body while addressing a press conference at their head office in Srinagar said that amid the tensions and reports of clashes in Jammu, the KCCI don’t want any communal riots in the division and sought the minorities in Jammu to be safe from any untoward incident.
While condemning the killing of CRPF troopers, the president KCCI Ashiq Husain said that they condemn all sort of killings in Kashmir, as the killings ultimately are the loss of humanity. “Instead of fighting with each other, the people of Jammu and Kashmir should do something to send a message of brotherhood,” the president said.
Reacting to reports of clashes in Jammu today, the KCCI said that the only concern the trade body has is the students outside the state should be kept away from all the incidents happening in the region.
Earlier, media reports suggested that the Jammu provenance of the state is observing a complete shutdown against the killings and clashes between the forces and people were also reported. However, a curfew has been imposed in the division to maintain law and order in the area.
On Thursday, February 14, a “suicide car bomber” rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the bus near Lethpora at around 03:15 pm, resulting into an intensive blast in which 45 paramilitary personnel were killed.