Two children washed away in the flash floods

Flash floods in jammu (Library pic)

Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep grief over the demise of two children who were washed away in flashfloods near Janipura, Jammu today.

Extending heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, the Chief Minister prayed for the eternal peace to the departed souls.

The Chief Minister has sought the details of the losses caused by the flashfloods in various parts of the State.

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh also expressed grief over the death of two children who were washed away in the flash floods at Janipura which lashed the Jammu district today.

The Deputy Chief Minister while sympathizing with the families of the children said that the Govt. would explore the ways and means of providing necessary assistance and help to them. He also directed the officers to prepare a detailed report about the damages to the infrastructure due to incessant rains which lashed Jammu and its adjoining areas.

Dr. Singh directed the officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation to take necessary steps to ensure that the water   is drained off from areas which have got submerged due to the rains    and also ensure that the drainage and sewerage system of the city is also regulated.

The Dy. Chief Minister also asked the officers of the different departments to synergize their efforts so that the damaged infrastructure and other essential services can be restored within shortest possible time.