Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has strongly condemned the killing of innocent civilians in the shelling from across the border in Arenea sector of Jammu district. He said that resorting to shelling on civilian and that too on the occasion of holy Eid is all the more shocking. He expressed his solidarity with border people and assured the support of his government.
According to a statement, Omar who did not celebrate Eid festivity in the mark of respect to the human lives lost in devastating flood and huge losses caused to the residential houses, public infrastructure and other property affecting of people , offered Eid namaz at Hazratbal Monday morning and flew Jammu to meet the bereaved families in the shelling from across the border.
The Chief Minister visited the bereaved families in Arenea, attended the last rights of the deceased in the shelling and met the injured in Jammu Medical College (JMC), to enquire their health condition. He directed the hospital administration to provide all sorts of medical treatment to the injured.
The Chief Minister prayed for peace to the departed souls and early recovery to the injured. He was accompanied by Minister for Planning and Development, Ajay Sadhotra.