Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022

Militants Again Target Non-Locals Within 24 Hours In J&K’s Pulwama, Leave Two More Injured

Kashmir: The militants on Monday fired at two non-locals and left them injured in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. This is the second attack by militants in the district on non-locals within 24 hours.

Security forces on vigil in Kashmir. (File photo-Representational image) PTI

Two non-local labourers were shot at and injured by militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said.

This is the second attack by the ultras on non-locals in less than 24 hours in the district.

"Terrorists opened fire on Patleshwar Kumar and Jako Chowdhary, both residents of Bihar, at Lajoora in Pulwama district this (Monday) afternoon," the officials said.

They said the two injured men were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Further details are awaited, the officials added.

Militants had shot at and injured two non-local labourers in the Nowpora area of Pulwama on Sunday evening. The labourers hailed from Punjab.(With PTI inputs)