J&K govt urges people not to believe in rumours

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 21:38

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday appealed to the people to not believe in rumours and maintain peace, brotherhood and harmony.
We appeal to the public not to believe in rumours and maintain peace, brotherhood and harmony, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Pradeep Gupta said.

He clarified that four persons were killed in the firing incident at Shadi in the Gool area of Ramban district yesterday and not six as reported in a section of media.

The state government has sanctioned ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin to those killed in the firing incident, he said adding, a job will be provided to one of the family members of those killed.

Meanwhile, minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma and minister of state for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Ajaz Ahmed Khan visited the Government Medical College and Hospital here, accompanied by Gupta and inquired about the condition of the injured admitted there.

The Deputy Commissioner has disbursed Rs 10,000 each to the injured persons from Red Cross Funds.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 21:38

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