National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed serious concern over the continued heavy cross-LOC shelling in Uri and sought immediate measures to be taken by the Administration to ensure the safety of civilians in the area.
Expressing solidarity with the civilians who are facing a dangerous, precarious situation due to heavy and unabated cross-LoC shelling, Omar Abdullah said the State Government should ensure their safety at all costs.
Meanwhile, Senior NC Leader and MLA Uri, Muhammad Shafi Uri lashed out at the Administration for not taking any measures to evacuate the locals to safe shelters and safer areas and said there were apprehensions that any further escalation in shelling could lead to serious loss of life and property in Uri.
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