Amid uproar in LA over border killings, speaker adjourns house

Amid uproar in LA over border killings, speaker adjourns house
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Srinagar: Members of ruling BJP and opposition National Conference on Monday stages a strong protest demonstration against the continuous shelling by Pakistan in Rajouri district of Jammu region.
BJP MLA Ravinder Raina supported by other legislators stood up from their chairs and condemned the shelling, resulting in killing of four soldiers and injuries to several others in Rajouri.
The BJP legislators while shouting anti-Pakistan slogans asked the forces to give Pakistan “a befitting answer”.
The legislators of NC including Devinder Rana and Ali Mohd Sagar sought speaker’s attention and demanded chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement over the continuous shelling along the LoC and IB.
“For how long shall it continue and innocent lives be lost,” they said.
Amid uproar, the speaker Kavinder Gupta adjourned the house for ten minutes.
Pertinently, an army captain and three soldiers were killed yesterday at Bhimer Gali sector along the LoC. (GNS)