Labourer from Chhattisgarh Killed by Terrorists in J&K’s Pulwama

This is the second incident of targeting non-Kashmiri workers in the valley since Monday, 14 October.

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This is the second incident of targeting non-Kashmiri workers in the valley since Monday, 14 October.
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A migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh was shot dead on Wednesday, 16 October, by terrorists in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, the second such incident within three days.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 Lakh to the family of Sethi Kumar Sagar, a resident of Besoli area of Chhattisgarh.

Sagar, a brick kiln worker, was walking with another civilian when two terrorists shot at him at Nihama area near Kakpora railway station, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said.

“We have fanned out teams in various parts to nab the killers,” he said, adding eyewitnesses said that there were two militants.

This is the second incident of targeting non-Kashmiri workers in the valley since Monday.

Two terrorists, including a suspected Pakistani national, shot dead a truck driver from Rajasthan at Shirmal village of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Monday.

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