LG, Pol leaders condemn the attack
Srinagar: The grenade attack in Amirakadalarea has been widely condemned with Lt Governor asserting that terror ecosystem will be dismantled.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and the leaders of various political parties, including three former chief ministers, condemned the attack.
While condemning the attack, LG said that his administration is firmly resolved to dismantle terror ecosystem.
“I strongly condemn the terror attack at Srinagar. My deepest condolences to family of innocent civilian martyred &wish speedy recovery to injured.We are firmly resolved to dismantle terror ecosystem &defeat terrorist menace that continues to be perpetrated by neighboring country,” LG tweeted.
Violence has no place in an emancipated world, Faoooq Abdullah said, adding that such incidents leave a trail of lifelong miseries behind them.
“I condemn this deplorable attack in the strongest possible terms. May the deceased find place in Jannat & may the injured make a complete and speedy recovery,” Omar Abdullah wrote on Twitter.
“Condemn this dastardly attack. People of J&K have been paying with their lives & sadly neither India nor Pakistan are doing anything to end the conflict & stop this bloodshed. My prayers are with the bereaved families & loved ones,” Mufti said in a tweet.
People’s Conference chairman, Sajad Gani Lon, while condemning the attack, tweeted: “Yet another utterly insane attack by terrorists. Prayers for the departed soul.”
“We are shocked at the extremely distressing news of a grenade attack at a crowded marketplace in Amira Kadal, Srinagar. We unreservedly condemn the dastardly and cowardly attack in which one civilian died while many are injured,” Lone’s party said in a statement.
The perpetrators of the attack must be held accountable and brought to justice, it added.
“We pray for peace to the departed soul and swift recovery of those who have sustained injuries in this despicable act of violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and loved ones during this terrible time,” the party said.
Condemning the incident, Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari said violence is unacceptable.
“My thoughts and prayers with those injured in Hari Singh High Street grenade attack. Violence in any of its manifestations is unacceptable to us. I unequivocally condemn this cowardly act of violence,” he said in a tweet.
Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Altaf Thakur also condemned the grenade attack and described it as a barbaric and cowardly act.
“Lobbing a grenade at a busy place is an act of frustration on the part of militants,” he said.
He expressed grief over the death of the civilian and prayed for the recovery of the injured.
Thakur urged the police to track the attackers and punish them sternly.