Avalanche deaths: Minister announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia for each NoK of victims

JAMMU: Minister for Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, Javaid Mustafa Mir today  announced ex gratia relief of Rs 4 lakhs each in favour of the next of kin of the three persons who lost their lives in a snow avalanche in Lashkote forests of Lolab.

The bodies of Bashir Ahmed S/o Gh Rasool, Ghulam Mohd Lone S/o Ali Mohammad, Mohammed Altaf S/o Bashir Ahmed all residents of village Warnow, Lolab, were retrieved from the avalanche area after strenuous efforts by joint rescue teams of Army, Police, SDRF, Revenue and locals comprising of more than 100 personnel.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.