Omar concerned over cross-LoC shelling in Uri

Omar concerned over cross-LoC shelling in Uri
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SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed serious concern over the continued heavy cross-LoC shelling in Uri and sought immediate measures from administration to ensure the safety of civilians in the area.
Expressing solidarity with the civilians, Omar said the state government should ensure their safety at all costs.
Meanwhile, senior NC leader and MLA Uri Muhammad Shafi Uri lashed out at administration for “not taking any measures” to evacuate the locals to safe shelters and safer areas.
“There were apprehensions that any further escalation in shelling could lead to serious loss of life and property in Uri,” he said.