Rajouri: Top police officers among hundreds participated in last rites of slain civilians

RAJOURI — Top officials from civil and police administration are among hundreds of people who gathered at cremation ground in Rajouri’s Dangri village for the last rites of six civilians killed in militant attack on Sunday evening.

Quoting an official news agency KNO reported that hundreds of people and top officials from civil and police administration including Director General of Police Jammu and Kashmir Dilbag Singh, Divisional Commissioner Jammu and ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh gathered at the cremation ground in Dangri village today morning for the last rites of slain civilians. He said hundreds of people took out a procession, raising slogans as they gathered at the cremation ground for the last rites.

Notably, 4 civilians were killed while 6 others were injured after suspected militants stormed Dangri village on Sunday evening. Next morning, two minor children also died and few others were injured after an unattended IED blast went off in one of the houses of the slain civilians in Dangri village.

The attack has created panic and fear among the locals, while security agencies are trying ascertain details about the attack.

On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha also reached Dangri village to review the situation and express solidarity with the victim families. He also assured that security agencies will go to the bottom of the incident and ensure justice to the victim families.