Jammu: The era of target killing seems to be returning in Jammu and Kashmir. In May alone, 4 civilians fell victim to the bullets of terrorists. Fresh cases came to light on Thursday, when terrorists killed two people. The situation is so critical that on Wednesday, the migrant Kashmiri Pandits were confined to their homes by the authorities as they threatened to leave the Valley. People say that it is more dangerous than the 1990s.
21-year-old Vijay Kumar had joined the local Dehati Bank as a manager four days ago. He was working in the branch of Areh Mohanpora village in Kulgam district. He reached the branch at around 10 am on Thursday. After this the killers came to the bank premises and shot them. LeT’s terror group Kashmir Freedom Fighters has claimed responsibility for his killing.
The country was witnessing the killing in Jammu and Kashmir that the terrorists opened fire on two laborers working in a brick kiln at Magraypora in Chadoora area of Central Kashmir district at 9.10 pm. The laborers have been identified as Dilkhush Kumar and Guri. On the one hand, the injured Guri was discharged from the hospital after treatment. At the same time, Kumar died in SMHS Hospital. It is reported that Kumar was a resident of Bihar.
Rajni Bala, a 36-year-old teacher living in Jammu’s Samba district, was shot. He was cremated on Wednesday. Bala was posted in a government school in Gopalpura, Kulgam. It is reported that the teacher was shot in the head. In October last year, a teacher from Jammu was also shot dead in the Idgah area of Srinagar.
According to media reports, on May 17, a terrorist wearing a ‘burqa’ dropped a hand grenade from the window of a liquor shop in Dewan Bagh area of Baramulla. Four people were injured in this incident. But one of them, Ranjit Singh, later died. He was a resident of Bakra village in Rajouri district.