JK Assures All Possible Help to Those Injured in Kupwara Unrest

Minister assured the patients that the government would provide every possible assistance to them, a spokesperson said.

Published: 18th April 2016 12:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2016 12:24 AM   |  A+A-

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Srinagar A woman with her child walks past a security jawan stands guard during restrictions and strike following the death of three civilian allegedly firing by security forces during a protest at Handwara in Kupwara district of north Kashmir in Srinagar

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government today assured all possible help to those injured in security forces action in Kupwara district, saying if need arises they would be taken outside the state for specialized treatment at the government’s expense.

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan visited SMHS and Bone and Joint hospitals here today and enquired about the health condition of the injured, an official spokesman said.

He said the minister assured the patients that the government would provide every possible assistance to them.

"If need arises, the injured persons will be taken outside the state for specialized treatment at the government’s expense," Haq told the families of the injured.

The minister interacted with Ishfaq Majeed, Fazil Ahmad Lone, Shabir Ahmad Lone, Showkat Ahmad Ganaie, Yawar Rasheed, Javed Ahmad and Danish who were injured in the security forces action in the north Kashmir district and are undergoing treatment, the spokesman said.

The minister also provided immediate financial assistance to the injured and assured them of all possible help, he said.

Medical Superintendent SMHS, Nazir Ahmad Choudhary, informed the Minister that the injured victims were being provided best of the treatment, the spokesman said.

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