Migrant labourer killed, two others injured in militant attack in J-K’s Pulwama

Militants had stepped up attacks on non-local labourers earlier this year but there was a halt in such killings for past nearly two months

Migrant labourer killed, two others injured in militant attack in J-K’s Pulwama

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Srinagar, August 4

A migrant labourer was killed and two others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday, police said.

“Terrorists hurled grenade on outside labourers at Gadoora area of #Pulwama. In this terror incident, one labourer died and two others were injured. Area cordoned off,” the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

The deceased migrant labourer has been identified as Mohd Mumtaz, resident of Sakwa Parsa, Bihar, the police added. The Injured have been identified as Mohd Arif and Mohd Majbool, residents of Rampur, Bihar. Both are stable.

Militants had stepped up attacks on non-local labourers earlier this year but there was a halt in such targeted killings for the past nearly two months.

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