Toll reaches 4 from Kishtwar District, Saroori expresses grief
KISHTWAR: Heavy downpour in Kuchal area of district Kishtwar claimed one more precious life on Tuesday. One Zeba Begum (45) Wife of Abdul Gani resident of village Sheikh Pura Kuchal, Tehsil Mugalmaidan, district Kishtwar was buried under the massive landslide caused by heavy rainfall in the area and died on spot and her body was retrieved with the help of local peoples.
Senior Congress leader and MLA Inderwal, G.M Saroori expressed profound sorrow, grief and solidarity over the sad demise of Zeba Begum. In a message of condolence, Saroori conveyed his heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and prayed to Almighty Allah for grant them strength to withstand the immense loss. He prayed to the Almighty Allah for blessing peace to the departed soul besides a place for her in heaven.
With the death of Zeba Begum, the total death toll in current flood-flash, heavy rainfall has risen to four from Kishtwar District. Earlier Hajra Begum mother of Asif Khursheed Sirwal and his two daughters from Kishtwar died in a flood affected area at Srinagar when the rescue boat in which they were on board capsised. Saroori has demanded an immediate release of ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh to the next kin of the victim under Prime Minister National Relief Fund (PMNRF).