Gurezi expressed grief and sorrow over Simthan road accident


SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Mr. Nazir Ahmad Gurezi has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives of officers and officials of Sheep Husbandry Department in road accident which occurred on Kokernag-Kishtwar road near Simthan Top this morning.The ill-fated departmental vehicle of Sheep Husbandry Department, Kishtwar, in which the District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Kishtawar Dr. Rafiq Ahmad Akhoon and Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Dr. Aamir of Chatroo, Kishtwar along with other staff members were on way to Simthan to attend an awareness camp being organized by the department, fell turtle in which 9 persons including the Doctors were killed.In a condolence message, Mr. Gurezi expressed sympathy with the bereaved families and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls. He said that the killing of the staff members of the department has created a vacuum which cannot be filled for a long time.