Residential Structures Develop Cracks in JK’s Doda, Residents Panic


SRINAGAR: More than a dozen residential structures and a mosque have developed cracks in Doda village of Jammu and Kashmir, compelling residents to seek refuge in temporary shelters.

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Deputy Commissioner Doda, Harvinder Singh, assured support to the affected families, providing tents and monitoring the situation closely.

The affected village, Gatsu, situated along the Doda-Kishtwar stretch of National Highway-244, blames the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) for the damage, citing road widening work as the cause.

The district magistrate pledged to address compensation concerns with NHIDCL in upcoming meetings.

Residents expressed distress over the lack of assistance and safety concerns, saying that their vulnerability to wildlife threats while living in temporary shelters.

They call for prompt and adequate rehabilitation measures.


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