Syed Asgar Ali concerned about safety of missing six people in Marwah

KISHTWAR — Apni Party State General Secretary, Syed Asgar Ali has expressed serious concern over the missing of six people in the snowbound area of Warwan in Kishtwar.

In a statement issued here to the press, he urged the Govt to use helicopters and teams of defence forces to rescue the missing six people from one of the toughest areas of Warwan.

He said that the rescue operation should be intensified with the use of helicopters and sniffer dogs by the rescue teams so that the missing people could be rescued timely.

He said, “The authorities must look into the issue very seriously and help in rescue of the trapped people timely without delaying the matter which has caused serious concern among the locals especially their families.”

He however raised questions on the part of police for its failure in Anantnag district to stop people from travelling in the snowbound area.

He said that the authorities should work in coordination with Kishtwar and in Anantnag so that the rescue operation is conducted successfully.

He also expressed his sympathy with the family members of the missing persons. The missing persons include Ajaz Ahmad Koka son of Abdul Rehman Koka, Mohammad Akbar Koka son of Ghulam Qadir Koka, Ghulam Nabi son of Ghulam Qadir Koka, Gulzar Ahmad son of Ghulam Mohammad Koka, Manzoor Ahmad son of Ghulam Mohammad Koka and Idrees Ahmad son of Sunna ullah Dar, all residents of Choidraman Warwan. — (KNS)