Targeted Killings In J&K : After Migrant Labourers Are Killed By Terrorists, Many Start Leaving Srinagar Citing Fear

Picture : Twitter / ANI

Terrorists shot dead two non-local labourers and injured another in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, the latest in the series of attacks targeting civilians.

This is the third attack on non-local labourers in less than 24 hours.

A street vendor from Bihar and a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh were shot dead by the ultras on Saturday evening.

Amid the spate of civilian killings, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had vowed to avenge every drop of their blood by hunting down terrorists and their sympathisers.

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

“I pay my heartfelt tributes to the martyr civilians and condolences to the bereaved families. We’ll hunt down terrorists, their sympathisers and avenge every drop of innocent civilians’ blood,” Sinha said in his monthly radio programme ‘Awaam ki Awaaz’.

The situation the ground seems to be worsening, According to PTI, report, A group of migrant workers leaves from Srinagar after recent incidents of targeted killings of non-Kashmiris by terrorists.

“The situation is getting bad here. We’re scared, we’ve children with us and hence going back to our hometown,” says a migrant from Rajasthan.

Two labourers from Bihar were gunned down by terrorists on Sunday, taking the number of civilians killed in targeted attacks in Jammu and Kashmir this month to 11.

Terrorists opened fire at the labourers at Vanpoh in Kulgam district on Sunday. Another labourer was injured in the incident.

The killings came a day after a gol-gappa hawker from Bihar and a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh were shot dead by terrorists in the Valley.

The hawker, Arbind Kumar Sah, was shot at point-blank range in Srinagar. The carpenter, Sagir Ahmad, was shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama, the police said.

Most Popular

To Top