Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday expressed condolences with the families who lost their dear ones in the Kulgam explosion and announced relief of Rs 5 lakh for each bereaved family.
Addressing a media conference in Srinagar, Rajnath Singh said, “We are saddened by the loss of lives in this incident. “Monetary relief can never be an alternative to life. I express condolences to the families who lost their dear ones in the explosion”.
The Home Minister appealed to people not to visit sites of gunfights unless these are declared safe. “Security forces had left the place when the people gathered there. While security forces are taking all possible precautions, I again appeal to people not to visit places where gunfights have taken place,” he said. (IANS)