Omar, Sajad condole death of 3 people due to electrocution in Kupwara


Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah and chairman of Peoples Conference (PC) Sajad Gani Lone have expressed grief over the death of three persons and injuries to three others due to electrocution in border area of Karnah in Kupwara district.

Taking to Twitter, vice-president of the National Conference (NC) said, ”My prayers for the families of the three people electrocuted in Nard, Tangdhar. May they find strength at this difficult time. I hope the injured are receiving appropriate medical attention & make a swift recovery”.

Sajad Lone, the former minister, in a statement said, ”I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of Abdul Qadeer Khan, Tabeer Ahmed Chak and Qari Nawaz Ahmad who lost their lives in a tragic incident of high tension power supply line falling on a local power supply line”.

”I pray for peace to the departed souls and strength to the grief stricken families to bear the loss. I also pray for the the swift recovery Sakeena Begum and Irshad Ahmad who were injured”, he said in his condolence message.

PC Chairman said that the administration must do a vulnerability assessment of the power supply lines especially in Karnah and take corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence of such tragic accidents.

He also appealed the district administration to provide best of medical treatment to the injured.