Two non-locals killed, one injured in terrorist attack in Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir


It comes just a day after two non-indigenous vendors were shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar on Saturday.

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Two non-local workers were killed and another was injured after terrorists shot at them in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir police and other security forces cordoned off the area.

“The #terrorists indiscriminately fired at #NonLocal workers in the Wanpoh area of ​​#Kulgam. In this #terrorist incident, 02 non-locals were killed and 01 wounded. Police and SF cordoned off the area. Further details will follow. @JmuKmrPolice, “Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

According to officials, activists broke into the workers’ lodgings and shot them indiscriminately.

More details are awaited.

Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu tweeted:

It comes just a day after two non-indigenous vendors were shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar on Saturday.

Faced with the killings of two other non-locals, Jammu and Kashmir police have called on all their district leaders to round up the non-resident workers and take them “immediately” to the nearest security camps, they said. officials announced Sunday.

In a message sent to all district police, Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said: “All non-local workers in your respective jurisdiction should be brought to the police or central paramilitary force or to the nearest military establishment now. “

“The matter is most urgent,” the message read.

Amid the wave of civilian killings, Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha vowed on Sunday to avenge every drop of their blood by hunting down terrorists and their supporters.

Sinha said that attempts are being made to disrupt the peace and socio-economic progress of Jammu and Kashmir and the individual growth of the people, and reiterated the commitment to the rapid development of the Union territory.

“I pay my sincerest respects to the martyred civilians and my condolences to the bereaved families. We will hunt down terrorists, their sympathizers and avenge every drop of blood from innocent civilians, ”Sinha said in his monthly“ Awaam ki Awaaz ”radio show.

BJP state spokesman Altaf Thakur, while condemning the killings, said it was “pure genocide”. “The horrific killing of non-locals is nothing but inhuman and shows the frustration of activists,” he said.

Earlier, on October 7, two teachers at a public school, including a woman, were killed by terrorists in the city’s Eidgah neighborhood. The deceased had been identified as Supinder Kour, a resident of the city’s Alochi Bagh neighborhood, and Deepak Chand, a resident of Jammu. They worked as teachers at the Government Boys School in Sangam.

Prior to that, on October 2, Majid Ahmad Gojri, a resident of Chattabal Srinagar, was shot dead in Karan Nagar. Later that night, another civilian Mohammad Shafi Dar, resident of Batamaloo, was shot and wounded in the SD settlement of Batamaloo. He succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.

There have been a series of attacks against minorities in the valley. On October 5, three civilians, including Makhan Lal Bindroo, owner of Srinagar’s most famous pharmacy, were killed by terrorists within two hours in separate incidents in Srinagar and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Cashmere.

With contributions from agencies

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