LG, political parties condemn blast
Srinagar: Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha and various political parties on Wednesday condemned an IED blast in Udhampur district of Jammu region in which one person was killed and 15 others were injured.
While condemning the attack, Lt Governor said that the security forces will ‘hunt down those responsible.’
“My deepest condolences are with family of Jugal Kumar,who lost his life in IED explosion. Directed distt admin Udhampur to render all assistance to kin of victim &those injured. I strongly condemn this heinous terrorist attack.Our security forces will hunt down those responsible,” LG tweeted.
“Unequivocally condemn the Udhampur attack in which one person lost his life and several others were injured. May the deceased rest in peace. Prayers for speedy recovery of those injured,” the National Conference (NC) wrote on its Twitter handle.
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,” Abdullah 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 general secretary Imran Reza Ansari said terror should be condemned in one voice.
“Today’s blast in J&K’s Udhampur led to the loss of a precious life & injuring many others. Government needs to curb such attacks by heavy crackdown on culprits to prevent further loss of civilian lives,” he added.
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.
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