Peoples Democratic party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has expressed profound grief and anguish over the tragic road accident at Kandiwara Kokernag in which about six school children including the bus driver have reportedly died and many injured when a school bus carrying them skid off the road and fell in a deep gorge.
Expressing deep sorrow over the tragic loss of precious lives Mehbooba conveyed her heartfelt sympathies and shared grief with the bereaved families on this hour of grave tragedy and prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in this tragic accident.
She also prayed to the Almighty to give them courage to bear this huge loss and grant peace to the departed souls. She urged the government to provide free of cost medical treatment to the injured students besides providing ex-gratia to the families of deceased students. She demanded that there should a proper mechanism for a smooth running of the traffic to prevent such tragic incidents in future.