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NC condemns Delhi killings

Srinagar, Feb 26: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of over 24 people and injuring of scores of others in the incidents of riots in parts of Delhi, urging the union government to restore law and order situation and not let anyone orchestrate flagrations and disturb the communal amity.

“It is heart wrenching to see so many precious lives being devoured in the violence. The incidents of loot, arson and killings are distressing. Here what has come out as shock is that Delhi police has so far been complicit to contain the riots,” the NC spokesperson said in a statement.

He added that the Centre must take urgent measures to control the frenzy, and extra forces should be deployed to protect the property and lives of people.

“Peace committees should be constituted in every district especially in the areas benighted by the communal riots. We express solidarity with the families who have lost their loved ones in the frenzy, the Centre is duty bound to bridge the rift, rebuild, and console the distressed,” the spokesperson added.

Meanwhile party’s Member of Parliament Akbar Lone expressed deep anguish over the loss of lives and property in the incidents of riots, loot and arson. He also expressed solidarity with the affected families, seeking a comprehensive package to rebuild the destroyed infrastructure. He also sought effective medical support to the injured.