Vohra, Mehbooba grieved over loss of lives

Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed grief over the tragic loss of lives in an unfortunate road accident at Mahore area of the Reasi district.

In a message the Governor has prayed for peace to the departed souls and wished the bereaved families the strength to bear this sad loss. He has wished speedy recovery to those injured in this accident.

The Governor has expressed deep concern over recurring road accidents and re-iterated that every concerned agency should be held accountable for strictly enforcing regulations regarding the age and worthiness of the passenger carrying vehicles, condemnation of unfit vehicles, overloading, over-speeding, fitness and past record of drivers to ply passenger vehicles on notified hill roads, and punitive summary fines to be paid by the offenders. He noted that no unqualified/ unlicensed person must be allowed to drive any personal, transport or commercial vehicle.

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti also expressed shock and grief over the loss of lives in a tragic road accident at Mahore in Reasi district today when a tempo traveler they were travelling in fell into a deep nallah.

On the directions of the Chief Minister, severely injured passengers were airlifted to Jammu for specialized treatment. She has also asked the Divisional administration Jammu and the District Administration Reasi to intensify the rescue operations at the spot and ensure best possible treatment to the other injured.

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