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PHDCCI Kashmir calls for immediate completion of under-construction bridges over Jhelum

Ziraat Times News Network

Srinagar: The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashmir is deeply saddened by the tragic incident that occurred yesterday, resulting in the loss of lives of several individuals, including four school children, after a boat overturned due to a snapped steering rope.

In a media statement issued to Ziraat Times, PHDCCI said “Our hearts go out to the families of the deceased and missing persons during this difficult time. We stand in solidarity with them as they mourn the loss of their loved ones.”

Chairman Kashmir chapter A P Vicky Shaw requests the immediate completion of the under construction bridges over Jhelum to prevent such accidents in the future. Additionally, we urge the authorities to make life jackets mandatory for all passengers traveling through boats, whether in Jhelum, Dal Lake, or Manasbal Lake, the statement added.

We request for immediate action to provide life jackets to all boats through disaster management funding. It is essential to prioritize the safety of individuals who rely on water transportation for their daily commute, he said.

In this hour of grief, the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry Kashmir requests compensation for the families of the deceased from the government. We believe that it is crucial to support those who have been affected by this tragedy and provide them with the necessary assistance during this challenging time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased and missing persons. We hope for a swift resolution to this incident and for the implementation of necessary safety measures to prevent such tragedies in the future, the statement reads.

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