Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday expressed grief over the tragic death of 10 construction workers in a fire incident that engulfed their residential barracks in Ramban district of the state.
In a condolence message, Sayeed, who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi, conveyed his sympathies to the
bereaved family members in their hour of grief, an official spokesman said in Srinagar.
The CM also prayed for peace to the departed souls and wished speedy recovery to the four injured persons.
He directed the district development commissioner, Ramban, to provide relief to the bereaved families and ensure
best possible treatment to the injured.
All the deceased were engaged by a private company working on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.