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PM Modi seeks details on Zewan attack; LG directs best possible treatment to injured cops

SRINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed condolences to the families, who lost their beloved in a militant attack at Zewan in Srinagar outskirts and also sought details of the attack.

The PM in a tweet sought details on the militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir. “PM @narendramodi has sought details on the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. He has also expressed condolences to the families of that security personnel who have been martyred in the attack,” PMO India tweeted.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha while condemning the attack, directed the concerned authorities to provide the best possible treatment to the injured cops.

He also stated that the government is committed to ensuring that the perpetrators are punished.

“Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack on J&K Police bus in Srinagar. My homage to our brave martyred police personnel. We are committed to ensuring that perpetrators are punished. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families,” the Office of LG J&K tweeted.

Sinha said that the police and security forces are determined to eliminate the militancy.

“Directed the concerned authorities to provide best possible treatment to the injured. I pray for their speedy recovery. Our police and security forces are determined to neutralize the evil forces of terrorism,” the Office of LG J&K tweeted. Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, strongly condemned the militant attack on a bus carrying Jammu and Kashmir Armed police personnel, terming it as a despicable act.

“The culprits behind this dastardly attack will not be spared at any cost”, warned the Advisor while advocating stringent action against those responsible for the unfortunate incident.

Advisor Khan said that such attacks reflect the frustration among the militants and their mentors across the border. He expressed deep sympathies with the bereaved families of the slain police personnel and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured.

“Jammu and Kashmir police has always given supreme sacrifices for upholding the security and integrity of the country and such cowardly acts will be given a befitting reply,” Advisor Khan said—(KNO)


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