Heart-Wrenching Farewell: Rajwara Mourns Family Lost in Water Fetching Accident

Syed Imtiyaz 

Handwara, July 9 (KNS): Thousands of mourners participated in the heart-wrenching last rites of four family members who lost their lives in a tragic road accident while fetching water in Rajpora village of Rajwar Handwara.

The victims, including a father, his two daughters, and his son, set out late Monday evening in search of drinking water but never returned.

Local residents, concerned about their prolonged absence, rushed to the site only to discover the family had perished in the accident. The deceased were buried together this morning amid an outpouring of grief and sorrow from the community.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

The tragedy has spotlighted the dire water crisis in the area, prompting immediate action from residents. In a show of collective anguish and frustration, locals blocked the road following the burial, demanding urgent restoration of drinking water facilities. The protesters called upon the authorities to address the water shortage, which they argue has been a long-standing issue in their locality.

In response to the protests, administrative officials have assured the residents that measures will be taken promptly to resolve the water supply problems.(KNS) 

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