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2 non-local laborers killed in Shopian; terrorist who lobbed grenade arrested, raids going on says Police


SHOPIAN: Two non-local labourers were killed last night after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on their rented accommodation in Harmain area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A police official told that terrorists lobbed a grenade on the structure in which these labourers were living to earn their livelihood.

He said that in the incident two non-local labourers identified as Manish Kumar and Ram Sagar both residents of Kanoj Uttar Pradesh got injured and succumbed to injuries later.

“Terrorists lobbed hand grenade in Harmen #Shopian in which two labourers from UP namely Monish Kumar & Ram Sagar, both residents of Kanooj, UP got injured. They were shifted to hospital where they succumbed. Area cordoned off.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.

Meanwhile, ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that a hybrid militant who lobbed grenade has been arrested besides that further investigation and raids are going on

“Hybrid #terrorist of proscribed #terror outfit LeT Imran Bashir Ganie of Harmen #Shopian who lobbed grenade #arrested by Shopian police. Further #investigation and raids are going on.” Kashmir Police Zone tweeted while quoting ADGP Kashmir.


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