Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday condemned twin blasts that took place in Narwal area of Jammu on Friday morning in which six civilians were injured and announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 50,000.
News agency KNO reported that the LG has called for urgent steps to identify and take action against those responsible for the attack.
“Such dastardly acts highlight the desperation and cowardice of those responsible. Take immediate and firm action. No efforts should be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the Lt Governor told the Police.
He also offered heartfelt sympathies to those injured and also announced relief of Rs. 50,000 to those injured in the incident.
He said that the administration would ensure best possible treatment and extend every help required by the families.
Recently, dozens of civilians were killed by two-armed men (suspected to be militants) in Pir Panjal’s Rajouri; few days later, a minor boy was killed in Poonch district of the same region.
However, the LG administration in association with the Government of India has revived the VDG (Village Defense Guards) and the Indian military has been training militia against such attacks.