PAMPORE: The Jammu and Kashmir police came to the rescue of several homeless families who have put up on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Galander area of Pampore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.
SDPO Pampore Mir Imtiyaz Ahmad and SHO Pampore Mohammad Younis Khan arranged food, blankets and other clothing items for several broom makers at Galander Pampore whose children were without food from past three days and were near to starvation.
One family, whose make shift tent was damaged due to heavy snowfall, was rehabilitated.
The homeless families of broom makers shower praise on J&K police for saving their lives.
Leela, a resident of Rajasthan, told Kashmir Reader that her children were without food for three days.
” They were trembling with a biting cold without food, the officials of J and K police provide food, warm clothes and blankets to us, they are our saviours,” she said.
Another non local whose tent was damaged told Kashmir Reader that they were shifted to a safer place and other eatables and warm clothes were provided to each member of his family.
” The Jammu and Kashmir police are really humane,” he said.
SDPO Mir Imtiyaz Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that they were on inspection in the Galander area of Pampore.
” We noticed a tent belonging to a non-local family was damaged due to heavy snowfall,” he said, adding that the family was in pathetic condition shivering in the cold.
“We immediately arranged food, blankets and other clothing items for the several non local families and the family whose tent was damaged was shifted to a safer place,” he said.
The locals appreciated the area appreciated police for coming to the aid of non locals.