New Delhi, July 16: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep shock and immense grief over the death of Amarnath Yatris in a tragic road accident near Banihal on Jammu-Srinagar highway today.
The Chief Minister conveyed her heart-felt sympathies to the bereaved families in their hour of grief and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls. She also wished speedy recovery to those injured in the accident.
The Chief Minister has asked the Divisional and the District Administration to reach out to the injured and provide them the best possible medicare facilities. She has ordered immediate airlifting of the seriously injured pilgrims for treatment to save their lives.
The Chief Minister has hailed the locals of the area, the army, the security forces, police and the civil administration for rushing to the accident spot and launching the rescue operation to save as many lives possible.