Srinagar, Oct. 28 -- The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday approved relief under SRO-43 to the families of non-locals killed in suspected militant attacks this month.

The decision was taken in the Jammu and Kashmir administrative council, which met under the chairmanship of lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha. "The administrative council extended relief under SRO-43 to the next of kin of victims who were non-residents of Jammu and Kashmir and died in the recent violence in Kashmir valley as per the eligibility criteria of the SRO," the government said.

Under SRO, the kin of the family is provided a government job or cash compensation to a person who is the family member of a civilian, government employee or armed forces person killed ...