Congress shocked by murder of security personnel in Handwara, demands 'effective action'

JAMMU: Jammu and Sunday expressed shock at the murder of five, including three officers, in a meeting with terrorists in the city and demanded effective action to save precious lives.

It also condemned Pakistan for its continued support for terrorism and for increasing ceasefire violations to facilitate the infiltration of terrorists into the country.

The martyrdom of five jawans, including a colonel, commander and deputy police inspector, is shocking, J&k(jkpcc)chiefgamirandotherhigh-rankingleaderssaidinajointstatementhere.

westronglycondemnpakistan-sponsoredterrorism,whichgoesagainstthebasicprinciplesofhumanityandwouldaccomplishnothingexceptdeathanddestruction.

salutingthesacrificeofsecuritypersonnelandexpressingsympathywiththeirfamilies,relativesandcolleagues,thepartysaid:thelossofpreciouslivesofourofficersandjawansisexcruciatingandthenationwillremainindebtedtothemandtheirfamilies.

frequentincidentsofterroristattacksandincreasingviolationsoftheceasefireatourbordershaveledtoaseriesofsacrificesofourinhabitantsandciviliansinrecentyears,whichisamatterofgraveconcerntoall,thestatementsaid.

suchactivitycannotbetolerated,hesaid,andthegovernmentmusttakeeffectivemeasurestosavethepreciouslivesofjawansandcivilians.

theentirebaseofcongresspaystributetothemartyrsandtoallthosewhosacrificedtheirlivesforthenationandguaranteedthesafetyofordinarycitizens,hesaid.

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