Wednesday, March 09, in a ‘Low Intensity’ IED blast one innocent civilian lost life at Salathia Chowk in Udhampur district of Jammu Division. While 14 others received injuries including an 08-year-old boy.
However, the identity of the slain was not revealed so far, the injured have been identified as Hira Lal (25) of Dolpur Rajasthan, Soni Kumar (46) of Kot Patyari , Sahil Kumar (25) of Pakhalai, Anil Kumar (19) of Bvalli Nallah, Ashok Kumar (47) of Sarsoo, Rakesh Kumar (40) of Barmeen, Amit Kumar of Bant, Bodh Raj (60) of Gole Mella , Om Parkash (60) of Hartyan, Anita (27) of Jaganooo , Kaku Ram (50) of Kaghote, Raju Ram (37) of Kuprella, Kuldeep Kumar (46) of Kuperella and Varun Jugal (8) of Donal.
NC vice president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah said he was greatly saddened by the attack and the resultant death and injuries.
“I unreservedly condemn this attack, at the same time I send my condolences to the family of the deceased & prayers for the injured”, Omar said in a tweet.
“My deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayers for a speedy recovery of those injured”, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti wrote on Twitter.
Peoples Conference said “terror should be condemned in one voice.”
Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari also condemned the blast and said no words were strong enough to condemn the heinous attack on innocent civilians.
“Government should firmly resolve to avenge this barbaric action by the enemies of peace and the perpetrators of the crime should be brought to justice,” he said.
KRF condemns the terror attack resulting in human loss, and utmost miseries to the commoners. We pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.