Friday’s violation: Mufti grieves loss of life, his deputy condemns

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayed on Saturday expressed grief over the killing of a civilian in the ceasefire violation that happened in Samba, Jammu on Friday.
In a press statement issued here, Mufti hoped that the agreement reached between the two neighbouring countries for maintaining peace on the International Border and Line of Control would be respected.
He conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul. He also prayed for speedy recovery to those injured in the firing.
Meanwhile, his deputy, Dr Nirmal Singh, condemned the incident.
In an official handout issued here, he said, “A befitting reply would be given to the perpetuators of violence.”
He also expressed grief over the death of one person and injury to several others in the incident.
Singh said all stakeholders should maintain peace along the IB and LoC.