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Tourist killing: CM Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Governor N N Vohra here today and discussed with him the situation in the state, particularly counter-terrorism operations and stone-pelting incidents, including one in which a tourist from Chennai was killed.

“During the course of their hour-and-half long meeting, the governor and chief minister discussed various important matters relating to counter-terrorist operations; continuing incidents of stone pelting; the death of a tourist and other concerns,” an official spokesman said after the meeting.

He said Mehbooba and Vohra also discussed the growing radicalization.


“The Governor also spoke to Mehbooba about certain issues relating to the prime minister’s forthcoming visits to Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu regions,” the spokesman said.

A 22-year-old tourist from Chennai, R Thirumani, died after being hit in a stone pelting incident at Narbal yesterday, triggering widespread outrage and concern.