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Mehbooba meets family of victim in Kashmir


Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister MeKashmirhbooba Mufti on Saturday visited the family of a youth killed in the ongoing unrest in south Kashmir.

In a Facebook post the chief minister said: "Visited the family of late Mashooq Ahmed, firing victim of Kund, Kulgam and offered heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family."

It is for the first time during the last 57 days of unrest, that the chief minister has visited a victim’s family in the valley.

She had earlier met some family members of firing victims on July 21 in Anantnag district, but that meeting had taken place at government accommodations.

In her comment on the ongoing violence in which 73 people have been killed, Mufti said: "The loss of human lives is a colossal tragedy and every one should strive for peace in J&K."