Condoles demise of NC block president
SRINAGAR: National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday visited Marsari Chowkibal, Kupwara to condole the demise of party’s block president Liaqat Ali Khan and his brother Mushtaq Ahmed who lost their lives in a tragic road accident at Unisoo, Kupwara on Sunday. The deceased were also the maternal uncles of YNC district president Kupwara, Zahid Mughal.
Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, Omar prayed for peace to the departed souls and said Late Liaqat Ali Khan’s contributions to party were exemplary and would be remembered for a long time to come. He prayed for strength to the family to bear the inconsolable loss.
The deceased were returning from Orissa after spending nearly a month and a half there trying to trace their nephew – an MBBS student Suhail Aijaz from Kupwara who has been missing since a month and a half in Orissa. Omar said he would take up the matter with the Governor of Orissa and also the home minister and seek serious and sustained efforts to trace the missing student.