Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday condemned the killing of two civilians by terrorists in Pulwama and assured that the perpetrators of the attacks would be punished soon.
Taking to Twitter, Sinha wrote, “I strongly condemn the brutal killings of Arvind Kumar Shah and Sagir Ahmed by terrorists. My heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones. UT Govt. Standing in solidarity with the bereaved families. Condolences.”
Sinha expressed grief over the matter, saying he would have to “pay a very heavy price for the killing of innocent civilians”.
He said, “The perpetrators of these heinous attacks will be punished soon. We have stepped up our efforts to crush the terrorists and their ecosystem. They will have to pay a very heavy price for killing innocent civilians. I appeal to the people.” I urge you to speak in one voice and join hands in the fight against terrorism.”
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said that two non-local laborers have died in firing by terrorists in Srinagar and Pulwama.
According to the police, the area has been cordoned off and raids are on to nab the terrorists.
“Arbind Kumar Sah, a gol gappa seller from Banka, Bihar, killed by terrorists in Idgah area of Srinagar in J&K,” police said in a series of tweets.
Kashmir region tweeted, “Terrorists opened fire on 2 non-local laborers in Srinagar and Pulwama. Arvind Kumar Shah of Banka, Bihar succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar and Sagir Ahmed of Uttar Pradesh was critically injured in Pulwama. Areas were cordoned off and search was started.” police.
Police further said, “Saghir Ahmed, a non-local laborer from Saharanpur, UP, who was seriously injured in the terrorist attack in Pulwama, also succumbed to his injuries.”
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