Targeted Killing in Srinagar: One Youth Fatally Shot, Another Injured; Search Continues for Assailants

In an alarming incident on Wednesday evening (February 7th), terrorists carried out a targeted killing in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. Gunshots were fired at two members of the Sikh community in the Shal Kadl area.

Both victims were rushed to SMHS Hospital for treatment in critical condition. Unfortunately, Amrit Pal (31), a resident of Amritsar, succumbed to his injuries. The second youth, named Rohit (27) from Punjab, sustained a gunshot wound to the left side of his abdomen. Security forces have cordoned off the area in an effort to apprehend the assailants.

Incidents of Murders of Migrant Workers from Outside in 2022

In the year 2022, there were instances of brutal murders targeting migrant workers from outside the regions they were working in. In November 2022, terrorists in Shopian, Uttar Pradesh, murdered two migrant workers hailing from Kannauj district. The terrorists hurled a grenade in Harmeen, Shopian, resulting in the injury of Monish Kumar and Ram Sagar, both laborers, who succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.

Similarly, in August 2022, terrorists in Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir, shot and killed a migrant worker from Bihar. Mohammad Amares, a 19-year-old weaver from Madhepura, Bihar, fell victim to the assailants’ gunfire. These incidents highlight the vulnerability of migrant workers and the need for enhanced security measures to safeguard their lives and rights while working away from their native places.

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