Bereaved Families Urge District Admin to Facilitate Return of Bodies to Native Places


Murtaza Mushtaq

Handwara, Feb 1 :

Bodies of two persons, from Karnah and Tangdhar, are lying in mortuary at District Hospital Handwara amid continuous blockade of roads in the aftermath of recent snowfall.

GNS has learnt that two bodies of two elderly persons; Haji Qalandar Mir (65), son of Abdul Gaffar Mir, resident of Dildar Karnah and Alamdin Khattana (60), son of Abdulla Khattana, resident of Dragad Tangdhar lie at the hospital mortuary. While the body of Haji Qalandar, who passed away at Hamdania Colony, Bemina Srinagar, reached the hospital on January 30, 2023, the body of Alamdin Khattana reached on February 1, 2023.

Meanwhile the bereaved family members on Wednesday sought the assistance of district administration to ferry back the bodies to respective native places.

“We urge the district administration to lend us chopper services’ so that we are able to take the bodies from here”, the families unanimously urged.

The aggrieved residents in the meantime also appealed Lieutenant Governor led administration to expedite the process of tunnel digging so that they don’t have to suffer in wake of time to time weather vagaries. (GNS)

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